Guest columnist: Five good reasons to sign up for health insurance by Jan. 31

More than one half of a million North Carolinians have signed up for coverage since Nov. 1, and here are five reasons you should too.
Column (North Carolina)

Shannon Cornelius
Asheville Citizen-Times (NC)
January 22, 2016

Tags: Health Care

Organizations mentioned/involved: Pisgah Legal Services (PLS) (North Carolina)


According to Enroll America, 88 percent of the 553,729 North Carolinians who selected plans from Nov. 1 – Dec. 26 in the Marketplace qualified for financial help. That’s nearly 9 out of 10 people. At Pisgah Legal Services we have seen many local consumers qualify for help, including Melissa. Melissa’s father encouraged her to sign up for health insurance after she lost her job. A navigator helped her find a plan that meets her needs, and only cost $7 per month.