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Published on November 02, 2015

Altru to Host Marketplace Open Enrollment Events for Individuals Needing Insurance

Grand Forks, N.DAltru Health System and the HERO (Healthcare Eligibility Resource Options) program will hold two open enrollment events to assist in navigating the steps of obtaining health insurance through the Marketplace. The Marketplace (also known as Exchange) allows enrollees to compare options and see if they qualify for free or reduced-cost health plans. Certified application counselors from Altru will assist with each step of finding health insurance that fits personal or family needs.  

Open enrollment events:

  • Tuesday, November 10, 12 p.m. – 8 p.m.
    Altru Business Center, 2401 DeMers Avenue
  • Saturday, December 19, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
    Altru Health System, Rooms C, D, F & G, 1300 S. Columbia Road

Open enrollment is a three-month period that began November 1, 2015 and ends January 31, 2016. New customers can sign up for 2016 health insurance coverage now and avoid the potential for a fine if they are not enrolled by the deadline of January 31, 2016. Enrollees should bring financial information, (tax return, pay stub, W-2) and identification card (social security numbers or document numbers for legal immigrants). For further details, or to schedule an appointment outside of the open enrollment events, call 701.780.5060.

About Altru Health System

Altru Health System is a community-owned, integrated system with an acute care hospital, a specialty hospital, more than a dozen clinics in Grand Forks and the region, a large home care network, and a congregate living facility. It employs more than 200 physicians and 4,000 staff and has an annual net operating revenue of more than $475 million.  As the first member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, Altru’s providers have access to clinically integrated tools extending Mayo Clinic’s knowledge and expertise to patients.