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Open houses for health insurance scheduled


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BeWellnm, the official state marketplace for New Mexicans to shop, buy and compare health insurance plans, will host three open houses in Roswell on Monday.

The first open house will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. at Swickard Agency at 400 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Suite 600.

The other open houses will be from 4 to 8 p.m. at Mann Insurance at 327 N. Main St., and from 4 to 8 p.m. at Stacey Young-Martin, New York Life Insurance at 114 E. 4th St., Suite 103.

The free events will provide an opportunity for residents to learn more about changes in federal law affecting health insurance and health care, the various plans offered on the exchange, and subsidies or tax credits for which they may be eligible. Information will be given in both English and Spanish.

There will also be assistance provided to help with individual enrollment. The deadline to enroll in an exchange-based health plan is Dec. 15. New Mexicans are required to have health insurance or face a potentially large fine.

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BeWellnm, New Mexico’s health insurance exchange, was created to help individuals and small businesses access affordable health insurance plans. BeWellnm helps consumers compare plans and choose the one that works best for their health needs and budget. It also helps individuals determine whether they are eligible for premium assistance and if so, at what level.

Through beWellnm for Small Business, companies are able to purchase competitively priced plans and offer their employees a large selection to choose from. Enrollment counselors and insurance agents are available throughout the state to help with enrollment.

For more information, go to beWellnm.com or call 1-833-TO-BEWELL.

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