Health insurance enrollment assistance

The open enrollment period for 2019 private health insurance coverage through the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare) is from November 1, 2018 to December 15, 2018. You need to apply by December 15 to get 2019 coverage (unless you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period.)

You can apply for insurance online, by phone (1.800.318.2596; TTY: 1.855.889.4325), or by mail (download and print the application form and instructions). And help is available!

Free in person assistance
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Information online

Help by phone or email

Medicare enrollment

Other coverage options

  • The Oregon Health Plan: free coverage is available to people who meet requirements for income, residency, and other factors. Oregonians may also qualify based on age and disability status.

  • The Compact of Free Association (COFA) Premium Assistance Program: free health insurance for low-income citizens of the Republic of Marshall Islands, the Federated State of Micronesia, and the Republic of Palau who live in Oregon under the compact.

As always, library staff is here to help you get connected to resources! Contact us in person or by phone, email, chat or text.

 

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