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Get Covered America returns to Lincoln today

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[March 29, 2014]  SPRINGFIELD  During the final three days of open enrollment, central Illinoisans have several opportunities to enroll in quality, affordable health coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace. 

In Logan County, residents can sign up for coverage at the Logan County Park District Sports Complex in Lincoln on Saturday. In-person assistance will be available from 9 a.m. to 1 pm.

In Springfield, residents can sign up for health insurance during the final hours of open enrollment on Monday at King Pin Lanes on Sangamon Avenue. In-person assistance will be available from 5 to 10 p.m. so residents can beat the deadline to enroll.

All central Illinois residents also have the option of signing up for health insurance by phone or online. To enroll by phone, call 1-800-318-2596. To enroll online, visit

Central Illinoisans interested in signing up for health insurance should bring Social Security or legal immigrant document numbers, income verification (pay stubs, W-2 form) and any current health insurance information for all household members.

The open enrollment period ends Monday, March 31.


What: Get Covered Logan County

Where: Logan County Park District Sports Complex
1400 Primm Road, Lincoln

When: Saturday, March 29, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.


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What: Get Covered at King Pin Lanes

Where: King Pin Lanes on Sangamon
3115 E. Sangamon Ave., Springfield

When: Monday, March 31, 5-10 p.m.


Get Covered America is a national campaign of Enroll America that is focused on educating consumers about the benefits of health coverage and the new health insurance available under the Affordable Care Act. Get Covered America is working in 11 states  Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Michigan, North Carolina, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Texas  with a grass-roots team of staff and volunteers to give Americans the information they need to choose an affordable health insurance plan that's right for them and their families.

[Text from file received from Get Covered America]

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