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You probably know someone who still needs help with Affordable Care Access. Please let them know that we can help!
Uninsured or Underinsured
Do you know anyone who’s been hesitant to see how Obamacare might affect them personally? Or perhaps they tried once before but were unsuccessful in enrolling for subsidized insurance. In the past they may have chosen to:
- just pay the penalty and do without insurance
- go to low-cost clinics as their only option
- depend on the emergency room
- cross their fingers and hope for the best
There are still a lot of people who qualify for financial help with healthcare insurance and have let those opportunities slip by in the past. With our help, it’s easy to discover options and make informed choice towards their best interests.
Please, let your friends, family and co-workers know about our free services to help them get coverage with an insurance provider that best meets their needs. You may be that “trusted source” for them in finally hearing about how there is someone to turn to for help that will listen to their unique needs. And you can rest assured that we will treat them with the respect and care that they deserve.
We know there are also a lot of people who are in the Medicaid Gap and still don’t have any affordable healthcare options. This is especially true in North Carolina where the federally supported Expanded Medicaid (a key component of the Affordable Care Act to cover those under 100% of the federal poverty level) was opted out of and not made available to our state’s residents. However even those in the Medicaid Gap can benefit from applying for and getting an exemption to the Individual Responsibility Mandate that requires healthcare insurance (or pay a fine.)
You can also help keep your community informed by inviting us to speak at your church, civic association, workplace or other local group. At their request, we can continue to work with them to setup enrollment events at their location so their members have easy access to help.
We’re here to help – so let everyone know so we can do just that!
You can schedule an appointment online using the GetCoveredConnector.
Or Contact Us with your questions and we’ll do our best to direct you to support.
It breaks our hearts to be unable to offer an affordable healthcare solution to those who need help the most. We try to stay up to date on what support is available to the uninsured in each county. Please let us know of any additional resources that we might have missed.
Help for Uninsured
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.
Let your family, neighbors, co-workers and community members know about our no-cost services.
Many people still haven’t taken the time to see what their personal healthcare options are and could be missing out or facing hefty penalties. Get the word out to anyone you know who might benefit from our help. And ask us to speak at your next civic group or other meetings.
Buncombe, Henderson and Transylvania counties in Western North Carolina
Staff Navigator: Susan Wilson
Health Insurance and Outreach Specialist: Bruce Birdsall
Burke, McDowell, Polk and Rutherford counties in Western North Carolina
Staff Navigator: Lisa McAlpine
Avery, Mitchell, Yancey and Madison counties in Western North Carolina
Staff Navigator: Susan Wilson