Sunday is the deadline for enrollment in health insurance through the Affordable Care Act’s online exchange, www.healthcare.gov. People who still need insurance for 2016 can get one-on-one enrollment assistance at multiple locations in Mecklenburg and surrounding counties.
Two events are planned for those without appointments: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at the Children and Family Services Center, 601 East Fifth St., and 12:30-5 p.m. Sunday at Legal Services of Southern Piedmont, 1431 Elizabeth Ave.
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Consumers should bring their Social Security numbers, employers’ names and phone numbers, income information for every working member of the household and policy numbers for current health insurance plans.
Single-payer health plan
Dr. Jessica Saxe, a retired Charlotte physician and chair of Health Care Justice-North Carolina, will speak about “Improved and Expanded Medicare for All” 6-7:30 p.m. Feb. 4 at the Morrison Regional Public Library, 7015 Morrison Blvd. The free event is sponsored by Health Care Justice-North Carolina. RSVP: HCJusticeNC@gmail.com