SBL Helping Community Enroll in Health Plans
Sarah Bush Lincoln received a grant to provide seven counselors, who will travel throughout the area to help area residents better understand their insurance options.
Eligible community members may enroll in an insurance plan beginning Oct. 1 through March 31, 2014.
As we are approaching the end of the open enrollment so we will be offering extended hours for assistance in order to accommodate consumers. We will continue to accept walk-ins as well as appointments.
For the week of March 24 to 31
Monday, March 24: 8am to 8pm
Tuesday, March 25: 8am to 8pm
Wednesday, March 26: 8am to 8pm
Thursday, March 27: 8am to 8pm
Friday, March 28: 8am to 5pm
Saturday, March 29: 8am to 4pm
Sunday, March 30: 12pm to 4pm
Monday, March 31: 8am to 11pm
Illinois health insurance plan rates are 25 percent lower than predicted and lower than many other states. In fact, nearly all Illinois residents will have access to at least 34 plans.
Through the Marketplace, residents will be able to compare plans and premiums side-by-side. All plans provide coverage for the same set of essential health benefits. These health benefits include: ambulatory patient services, emergency services, hospitalization, maternity and newborn care, mental health/substance use disorder services, including behavioral health treatment, prescription drugs, rehabilitative/habilitative services and devices, laboratory services, preventive & wellness services and chronic disease management, and pediatric services, including oral and vision care.
Misti Lewis, project supervisor, said the team welcomes questions and is happy to sit down with area residents to discuss various insurance options. For more information, call the SBL In-Person Counselor Program at 238-4994.