Health Insurance Marketplace Certified Application Counselors

Need affordable health insurance?  We can help!

Certified Application Counselors offer free assistance in finding
the coverage that's right for you. Contact us today.

for 2015 coverage.

Who can still enroll?

If you experience a qualifying life event, you are eligible for
a Special Enrollment Period.  If you qualify for Medicaid or
CHIP, you may enroll at any time.

Avoid the 2015 tax penalty for not having insurance

  1. Are you currently not enrolled in health insurance coverage?
  2. Did you have to pay a fee for not having health coverage for 2014?
  3. Did you first become aware of the fee while getting your taxes prepared?   

If you answered yes to all three questions, you may be eligible for a Special Enrollment Period on the federal Health Insurance Marketplace.  This enrollment period lasts from March 15 through April 30, 2015.

Contact us or visit a VITA tax preparation site if you think you may qualify. 

Shawnta Zackery and Aura Fajardo

Certified Application Counselors

Certified Application Counselors offer free help understanding and obtaining health coverage. 

Our Counselors help you:

All at no cost to you.  (Courtesy Community Health Centers of Sarasota County.)

Stay informed - get updates from us
Send us your email address and we will send you updates on health insurance-related information like enrollment deadlines and other tips.  (Our Privacy Policy...)

Meet our Counselors | What is the Health Insurance Marketplace?

Schedule of Public Events

Our Counselors hold public information sessions at convenient locations throughout Sarasota County.  Please check our schedule of events to see where you can get in-person information and help enrolling in the Health Insurance Marketplace.

View our schedule

You obtained coverage - now what?

Using your new coverage - Getting covered is an important step that can give you greater peace of mind.  But health insurance can be complicated, so it's important to know how to use your new coverage

The Premium Tax Credit - If you purchased health insurance through the Marketplace and received financial assistance in the form of the Premium Tax Credit, you must claim the credit when you file your 2014 taxes (in 2015).

Using your new coverage / tax implications

Your private information stays private.

Your privacy is very important to us.  You are always in control of how much private health information you disclose to our Counselors.  They can help you use the Marketplace no matter what.  We will never record or share your private information.

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