MedNorth Health Center continues to provide enrollment assistance to residents of New Hanover and surrounding counties .  Enrollment assistance includes individualized counseling for those needing assistance. The open enrollment period for 2015 Marketplace coverage has been extended from November 15, 2014 until February 15, 2015, one month longer than previously scheduled.  MedNorth Health Center is a federally qualified health center, and also provides primary care services.

According to official numbers from the Department of Health and Human Services, over 8 million Americans have signed up for insurance through the marketplace which includes  200,546 North Carolinians as of February 28, 2014 , with 91% of those enrolling receiving financial assistance. The number puts North Carolina fifth in total enrollments among all states. NC enrollment totals have already passed the initial prediction for sign-ups in the state. In-person assisters and outreach workers have played a pivotal role in NC’s success so far and MedNorth Health C enter takes great pride in the assistance they provided to the community.

For more information on ACA Enrollment Assistance, contact MedNorth Health Center at 910-343-0270.