Time is running out! Monday is the deadline to apply for a health insurance plan to have coverage start -- or continue --on Jan. 1, 2015.
People who need to renew their private health insurance can preview the plans and prices and update their application at healthcare.gov. The application must be filed by 8:59 p.m. Pacific Standard Time on Dec. 15, 2014 to avoid gaps in coverage. But applicants have until Dec. 31, 2014 to pay their first health insurance premium.
Sign up in person:On Saturday, Dec. 13, at Portland Community College Cascade Campus, Terrell Hall, 705 N. Killingsworth, in Portland, 97217 from 9 p.m. to 2 pm.
Or Monday, Dec. 15 at Multnomah County East County Building, 600 N.E. 8th Street, Suite 300 in Gresham, 97030 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.Open enrollment will continue until Feb. 15, 2015. The Multnomah County Health Insurance Information and Screening Team is available to answer questions and provide you with information about health insurance in 2015. They are hosting additional enrollment events throughout the area to help you apply for health insurance. For more information contact the team at 503-988-8753 or email@example.com.