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200,000 South Carolinians likely to Sign Up for  Insurance on Healthcare.gov by Sunday Deadline

200,000 South Carolinians likely to Sign Up for Insurance on Healthcare.gov by Sunday Deadline

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Steve Skardon (843-991-7660) Shelli Quenga (843-224-7875)  Free assistance for South Carolina residents through midnight at 1-888-998-4646   The number of South Carolinians enrolling in private health insurance through the Federal Health Insurance Marketplace will likely reach 200,000, according the non-profit Palmetto Project, a statewide organization assisting state residents and small businessesRead more about 200,000 South Carolinians likely to Sign Up for Insurance on Healthcare.gov by Sunday Deadline[…]

Statewide Network Provides Assistance to SC Residents Facing Feb. 15 Enrollment Deadline

Statewide Network Provides Assistance to SC Residents Facing Feb. 15 Enrollment Deadline

Local certified navigators & counselors are available through 1-888-998-4646 The deadline to enroll in the affordable health insurance coverage for 2015 is very close. February 15, 2015, is the last day for uninsured South Carolina residents to select a health insurance plan and still get financial assistance for premiums. The non-partisan, statewide organization, Palmetto Project, isRead more about Statewide Network Provides Assistance to SC Residents Facing Feb. 15 Enrollment Deadline[…]

FREE Training for SC Enrollment Assisters

FREE Training for SC Enrollment Assisters

Certified SC enrollment assisters are invited to attend LGBT cultural competency training from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m., on Tuesday, Januaryt 6, 2015, at the Richland Library, 1431 Assembly St., Columbia. The training will be led by Out2Enroll, a national initiative to connect the LGBT community with new health insurance options under the Affordable CareRead more about FREE Training for SC Enrollment Assisters[…]

Do you still have time to enroll?

Do you still have time to enroll?

WMBFNews.com, Myrtle Beach/Florence SC, Weather The first deadline just passed on Monday, but there’s still time — and there’s still help from certified navigators and application counselors throughout South Carolina. Julie Gathers, Palmetto Project’s scheduling center coordinator and a certified insurance navigator, says that many people are pleasantly surprised by how affordable the monthly ratesRead more about Do you still have time to enroll?[…]

Do I have to set up an email account to get health insurance?

Do I have to set up an email account to get health insurance?

The simple answer is, “Yes,” and “Maybe.” You will need a different email address for each tax filing family that is applying for health insurance through the Health Insurance Marketplace — if you are using the website www.HealthCare.gov to complete your application. You do not need an email address to apply by telephone at 1-800-318-2596Read more about Do I have to set up an email account to get health insurance?[…]

Brabham Oil Leads the Way

Brabham Oil Leads the Way

Bamberg County’s Brabham Oil Company invited Palmetto Project’s signupSC team, along with Clarke & Company Benefits subsidiary, Simplesurance, to meet with the company’s part-time employees over two days to assist them in understanding their health insurance options in the Marketplace and with SC Healthy Connections Medicaid. In this article, “Federal health insurance marketplace starts muchRead more about Brabham Oil Leads the Way[…]

Questions about renewing ACA plans?

Questions about renewing ACA plans?

Renewing your ACA coverage could be very simple. But, we recommend you don’t leave it to the system to auto-renew. Director of programs, Shelli Quenga, spoke with Employee Benefit Adviser HIX about how individuals should approach renewal of a Marketplace plan. In their article, “Advocates Caution Residents in One State Not To Auto-Renew HIX Plans,” QuengaRead more about Questions about renewing ACA plans?[…]