March 31st will be the final deadline for individuals to begin the process of enrolling for health insurance through the newly launched Health Insurance Marketplaces, also known as Health Insurance Exchanges. Individuals are required to obtain a health insurance plan, or face penalties on their 2014 federal taxes.
If you are interested in viewing plans or signing up for insurance, visit HealthCare.gov. You can also ask questions or apply by phone by calling 1-800-318-2596.
The Library currently has no more open appointments before the March 31st deadline, but there are a variety of other organizations in Greene County offering assistance. These include:
1235 E Cherokee St,
Springfield MO 65804
3354 S. National Ave.,
Springfield MO 65807
Jordan Valley Community Health Center
440 E. Tampa St.
Springfield MO 65806
A full list of organizations offering sign up assistance can be found at https://localhelp.healthcare.gov.