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Altru to Host Marketplace Open Enrollment Events for Individuals Needing Insurance

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Grand Forks, N.D. – Altru Health System’s HERO (Healthcare Eligibility Resource Options) program will hold two extended hours of open enrollment events to assist in navigating the steps of obtaining health insurance through the Marketplace. The Marketplace allows uninsured and underinsured individuals to compare healthcare options including free and reduced health-cost plans. This is also the window that individuals may change their existing plan to a new one. 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 19, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Altru Business Center, 2401 DeMers Avenue
• Tuesday, December 10, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Altru Business Center, 2401 DeMers Avenue

Open enrollment is a limited period that begins November 1, 2019, and ends December 15, 2019 (Minnesota residents have until December 23, 2019), where individuals can sign up for health insurance for 2020. 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

Rated the number one hospital in North Dakota in 2019 by U.S. News and World Report, Altru Health System is now in its second century of serving the communities of northeastern North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota. Based in Grand Forks, North Dakota, Altru Health System is a physician-led, multispecialty group practice with an acute care hospital, Level II trauma center, specialty hospital, more than two dozen Grand Forks, and regional practice locations, and a large home care network. As the region’s largest private employer, Altru Health System employs more than 300 physicians and advanced practice providers and 3,800 staff. Altru Health System was the first member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, extending Mayo Clinic knowledge and expertise to the patients we serve. For more information, visit