Hospital offers health care sign-up at Jesup

Posted March 12, 2014, at 3:55 p.m.

Friday, March 14, 2014 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Location: Jesup Memorial Library, 34 Mount Desert St, Bar Harbor, Maine

For more information: 207 288-5082 ext. 1423

BAR HARBOR — Join Mount Desert Island Hospital and Jesup Memorial Library for help enrolling for insurance on the Health Insurance Marketplace under the Affordable Care Act on Friday, March 14, from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Jesup Memorial Library, 34 Mount Desert Street in Bar Harbor.

Assistance will be available. This is the first of three sessions that will be offered before then end of the enrollment period.

If you would like to enroll for health insurance, please bring: current tax form or projected income for 2014, e-mail address and password; Social Security numbers for all family members to be insured; current mailing address.

Signed into law in 2010, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care

Act is responsible for the most sweeping reforms of the United States’

health care system since the 1965 passage of Medicare and Medicaid.

Open enrollment began Oct. 1 for health insurance plans in the

new insurance marketplace. The deadline for signing up is March 31.

For more information, contact Oka Hutchins

at 288-5082 ext. 1423 or at

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