Press Release

Independence Blue Cross hosts health insurance enroll-a-thon

Reminds consumers of important deadline to enroll for health coverage

Philadelphia, PA - March 11, 2014 - With the end of the first open enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act just weeks away, Independence Blue Cross (IBC) is hosting an all-day enroll-a-thon to help individuals get the coverage they need under the new health care law before the March 31 deadline. IBC will be set up at two locations with licensed sales agents and complimentary coffee and donuts from Dunkin’ Donuts.

To complete the enrollment application, consumers should bring the following items for all members of the family who they wish to enroll:

  • Social Security Numbers (or documented numbers for any legal immigrants who need insurance);
  • address information;
  • birth dates;
  • information on tobacco use;
  • income information (paystubs or W-2 Forms, Wage and Tax Statements);
  • employer information, including employer name, address, and phone number;
  • policy numbers for any current health insurance plans; and
  • information from employer about any available job-related health insurance.

BALA CYNWYD SHOPPING CENTER

WHEN: 

Thursday, March 13, 2014
10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

WHERE: 

Bala Cynwyd Shopping Center, 175 E City Avenue, in Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004

WHAT: 

The Independence Express, IBC’s fully-equipped mobile education and retail sales center installed in a large tractor-trailer, will have licensed sales agents on hand to answer questions and help consumers enroll in health coverage that is right for them and their families. The Independence Express is ADA accessible and internet-enabled.

LOVE PARK

WHEN:

Thursday, March 13, 2014
11 a.m. – 7 p.m. 

WHERE:  

LOVE Park, 1599 John F Kennedy Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19103

WHAT:

IBC licensed sales agents on hand to answer questions and help consumers enroll in health coverage that is right for them and their families. Two internet-enabled tents will be set-up so consumers can enroll in health coverage right on the spot.

About Independence Blue Cross
Independence Blue Cross is the leading health insurer in southeastern Pennsylvania. With our affiliates, we serve more than 7.5 million people nationwide, including 2.2 million in the region. For more than 75 years, we have been enhancing the health and wellness of the people and communities we serve by delivering innovative and competitively priced health care products and services; pioneering new ways to reward doctors, hospitals, and other health care professionals for coordinated, quality care; and supporting programs and events that promote wellness. To learn more about how we’re changing the game, visit www.ibx.com. Connect with us on Facebook at ibx.com/facebook and on Twitter at @ibx. Independence Blue Cross is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.

Media contact
Kathleen Conlon
Independence Blue Cross
267-319-2399 (Cell)

 

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