Now that pre-enrollments are under way in California for residents who want to buy health insurance through the Affordable Care Act, there are myriad questions coming up about how to sign up.
To clear confusion about the program and help local residents to enroll in it, San Mateo County is offering a Health Coverage Enrollment Fair at three locations on Saturday, Oct. 12.
The events will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at these locations:
- San Mateo
CHA Office First Floor West Entrance
222 W. 39th Ave., San Mateo
- Seton Medical
1850 Sullivan Ave.
2500 Middlefield Road
Participants should bring the following documents with them:
- Proof of residency in San Mateo County
- Proof of income or financial support
- Legal identification
- Proof of age (for children only)
- Proof of U.S. Citizenship or resident status
Appointments are required and can be made by calling 650-616-2002. For details, visit the San Mateo County Health Coverage Unit website at http://www.smcchi.org/events/.
To learn more about the program or to apply directly, visit the California Covered website at www.coveredca.com or call 1-888-975-1142.