Shawnee County Health Agency To Hold Health Insurance Enrollment Sessions

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) -- There's a little over a month left to enroll for health insurance through the marketplace.

The Shawnee County Health Agency, to help residents with the complex health insurance enrollment issues, is holding multiple enrollment sessions through March 25.

Every Tuesday from 4 to 6 p.m., the Agency will be holding these sessions in their building at 1615 SW 8th Street. They will have Spanish interpreters available.

Deadline dates for certain enrollment periods have been modified as follows:
Those who sign up between Feb. 16 and March 15 will have coverage starting April 1.
Those who sign up between March 16 and March 31 will have coverage starting May 1.

March 31 is the final deadline. After that, you can only enroll under special circumstances, such as job loss, divorce, birth of child, etc.

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