Cover Oregon registration event on tap tonight
Certified insurance agents will help enrollees as 2014 deadline approaches
A Cover Oregon enrollment open house event for those seeking to apply and enroll in the health-care plan in one sitting will be held tonight (Monday) from 4 to 8 p.m. at the BESThq business center in the Taggarts building, 12745 S.W. Beaverdam Road, two blocks southwest of the Beaverton Central MAX light-rail station.
This is the final week for those wanting to apply for health insurance through Cover Oregon, and avoid a potential federal tax penalty for not having health insurance in 2014.
Working with a Cover Oregon-certified insurance agent at this event, Oregon residents can apply online and enroll in a health plan and see if they qualify for a tax credit to lower their premium. Most purchasing private plans do qualify for the tax credit.
People will need the following information for the application:
Social Security number, if they have one
Noncitizen ID number, if applicable
Income documents or self-employment records if recent income amounts are unknown, and
Insurance plan information for any current health coverage or insurance available through an employer (for each person on the application)
Registration is appreciated but not required. Walk-ins are welcome.
To register, visit //bit.ly/1hloQEe.