Polk County Health Department

Health Department and community partners will host December health insurance enrollment and renewal fair


(Des Moines, IA) – December 15, 2016 is the last day to enroll in or change insurance plans for coverage to start January 1, 2017. Marketplace health insurance open enrollment closes on January 31, 2017. The Polk County Health Department, Planned Parenthood of the Heartland, Broadlawns Medical Center, Primary Health Care, Visiting Nurse Services of Iowa and Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines will host a health insurance enrollment and renewal fair on Monday, December 12, 2016 from 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm located at the Goodwill Career Connection Center (5921 SE 14th St., Ste. 2300, Des Moines, Iowa) to help individuals and families through the health insurance process.

In order to help individuals and families understand their choices and assist them with the sign-up process, the health insurance fair will be staffed by professionals, who will provide individuals with one-on-one enrollment assistance. Staff will provide individuals with detailed information about each Marketplace Health Insurance Plan offered in Iowa and can help determine eligibility for Marketplace subsidies. Spanish interpreters will be available at the event.

In order to complete the enrollment application at the fair, please bring the following information:

  • Driver’s license or government ID
  • Social Security Number
  • Copy of 2015 income tax returns or last pay stub
  • Email address and account information

To learn more visit www.healthcare.gov or call Nola Aigner at (515) 286-3848 with questions about the enrollment and renewal fair.



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Phone: (515)-286-3798
Fax: (515)-286-2033

Address: 1907, Carpenter Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50314