Payne Announces Opening of Health Insurance Enrollment Centers in Northern New Jersey

Oct 29, 2015 Issues: Health Care

Washington, D.C.Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today announced the opening of health insurance enrollment assistance centers in northern New Jersey. At these centers, individuals and families can sign up for quality, affordable health coverage, discuss their coverage options with enrollment specialists, and learn if they quality for financial assistance. Open enrollment for 2016 starts on November 1, 2015, and runs through January 31, 2016.

“New Jersey families have found affordable, high-quality health care options under the Affordable Care Act, improving their financial security and well-being,” said Congressman Payne, Jr. “I strongly encourage New Jerseyans without insurance, and those looking to re-enroll, to take advantage of this free assistance and learn about available options that best meet the needs of themselves and their families.”

The following New Jersey Enrollment Centers are now open:

Edison Enrollment Center

1199 Amboy Avenue, Edison, NJ 08837

(732) 484-9710

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Clifton Enrollment Center

1006 Route 46, Clifton, NJ 07013

(732) 484-9710

www.facebook.com/enrollnorthernnj

Union Enrollment Center

2565 Route 22 West, Union, NJ 07083

(732) 484-9710

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Consumers can visit www.HealthCare.gov for information about important deadlines and additional resources, or to enroll. Call center representatives are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to answer questions and help consumers enroll over the phone at 1-800-318-2596.

Congressman Payne, Jr. has pushed for necessary federal resources for enrollment in northern New Jersey, an area with a lower rate of enrollment. In September 2015, Congressman Payne, Jr. urged U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia Burwell to shift federal resources to help residents in northern New Jersey enroll in health coverage through the Affordable Care Act. 

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