Enrollment is November 1, 2021 – January 15, 2022

Enrollment is November 1, 2021 - January 15, 2022

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We’re Here to Help You

Get free, unbiased, confidential healthcare help from our NC Certified navigators. Your local county navigator is an expert in all things related to the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare). We’re on your side and by your side all the way! 

Ask us questions about the Affordable Care Act.

Make an appointment for face-to-face help.

 Learn about your tax return and health insurance requirements.

2 Ways to Get Quality, Affordable Health Insurance

Face to Face Help from a Certified Navigator

Call 855-733-3711 to schedule an appointment
Use the Get Covered Connector for appointments near you

Do It Yourself at the Federal Marketplace

Call 800-318-2596 to talk to a Marketplace Rep
Visit HealthCare.gov to enroll or renew online

Counties We Serve

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Buncombe   Henderson   Madison   McDowell   Mitchell   Polk    Transylvania    Yancey

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Get Help

We’re here all year long to help you get covered, avoid penalties, and deal with healthcare.gov and insurance providers. Schedule a free, face-to-face private appointment (at no cost and as often as you need.) We’re on your side and advocate for you and your needs!

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Learn More

Learn what you need as you need to understand your options and what help is available. What should you be aware of? Follow a few absolute musts for getting and keeping insurance. Take advantage of free preventative services and help for the uninsured.

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Keep coming back and telling others. You can help us provide the same service to those you care about! Share your experiences, volunteer to help others in return and reach out to those in need. You can help personally or through your business.

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Help for Uninsured

Free and sliding-scale options in your county.

There are still way too many people left without medical insurance.  Some are among the poorest who are caught in the NC Medicaid Gap and do not qualify for any financial help.  Others just can’t afford to buy insurance (even with subsidies.)  We’ve listed some of the free and sliding-scale options in your county here. 

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