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Counselors available to residents seeking help enrolling in Affordable Care Act

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Trinity is offering the chance for residents to get some help navigating the Affordable Care Act.

For uninsured community members looking to apply for healthcare through the Affordable Care Act, Trinity will offer appointments for people to meet with trained counselors.

A toll-free number will be open as of Monday, October 28, 2013. Appointments made with the specially trained Certified Application Counselors will cost nothing. Counselors will be available to walk applicants through the enrollment process.

“Many times those without insurance don’t seek care until a minor issue has become a full-blown problem,” said Trinity President and CEO Rick Seidler. “Trinity offers these services to the communities at no cost because we realize enrollment today will lead to a healthier tomorrow.”

The number to set up an appointment is 888-275-5235.

When going to your appointment be ready to bring your

  • Social Security numbers or document numbers for legal immigrants
  • Employer and income information for household members applying for coverage (paystubs / W-2 forms / wage and tax statements)
  • Policy numbers for current health insurance plans for your household
  • Employee coverage tool sheet available at completed for every job-based plan that a household member is eligible for even if they are not currently enrolled.

Additional information on the Affordable Care Act and the Health Insurance Marketplace is available here.