NewsRadio 920 and the Associated Press
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island's health benefits exchange is opening a new walk-in center and holding a series of events to help individuals sign up for health coverage during the second open enrollment period.
The HealthSource RI center in Warwick opens Sunday. There is an existing center in Providence where people can get help signing up for insurance.
HealthSource is also holding information sessions across the state to present health plan options, explain federal tax credit eligibility and assist with enrollment. Sessions are planned at the public libraries in Westerly and Cumberland on Monday. Others will follow.
Open enrollment runs through February 15th. Rhode Islanders must enroll and pay by December 23rd for coverage to take effect on January 1st.
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