BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - The deadline to enroll in the federal healthcare marketplace is less than a month away and advocates are offering help to those who still need to make their choices.
The Department of Health and Human Services says nearly 126,000 Alabamians chose their insurance plans as of January 9.
The enrollment period ends February 15 and 2015 is the first year that residents must provide proof of qualifying insurance when filing taxes. If not, residents can be penalized for each full month without insurance.
Enroll Alabama is providing free, one-on-one help by appointment. Navigators are available in the following cities:
Traniesa "TC" Caldwell