ACA Health Insurance Enrollment Event Scheduled for Dec. 12

Communications Director

Jesse Fox Mayshark
(865) 215-3710

400 Main St., Room 654A
Knoxville, TN 37902

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ACA Health Insurance Enrollment Event Scheduled for Dec. 12

Posted: 12/11/2017
Dec 12 EnrollLacking health insurance and interested in getting coverage for yourself or your family? Now is the time to explore your options under the Affordable Care Act. Open enrollment for health insurance coverage under the ACA will begin Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, and will continue through Friday, December 15, 2017.

For detailed information, visit, the federal government website, or call 1-800-318-2596 or TTY 1-855-889-4325.

In addition, 12 local enrollment events have been scheduled, where people with questions can get help with the enrollment process from trained volunteers. The next event is from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec 12, at South Knox Community Center located at 522 Maryville Pike.

Anyone wishing to enroll will need these documents:

• Social Security numbers (or document numbers for legal immigrants);
• Employer and income information for every household member to be covered (numbers from pay stubs or W-2 forms - Wage and Tax Statements, modified adjusted gross income);
• Policy numbers for any current health insurance plans covering household members; and
• A completed Employer Coverage Tool for every job-based plan for which a member of the household is eligible.

Click HERE to download the Employer Coverage Tool.

Meanwhile, to view locations and dates for enrollment events, visit

For other assistance opportunities or to schedule an appointment, call Cherokee Health Systems at 866-672-1979.