OHI (Ocean Health Initiatives), a federally qualified health care center, is extending the hours of its Open Enrollment Help Days in Lakewood, Toms River, and Manahawkin to accommodate the growing need of the general public and OHI patients to enroll in health insurance through the Affordable Care Act.
Bilingual Certified Application Counselors in the OHI Health Exchange Marketplace department will be available by appointment only from 9:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. for the rest of December through March 31, 2014 as follows (OHI offices are closed December 25 and January 1, New Year’s Day, for the holidays.):
1. Toms River, 301 Lakehurst Road: Mondays and Thursdays
2. Lakewood, 101 Second Street: Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays
3. Manahawkin at 333 Haywood Road: Tuesdays
Beatriz C. Patino, the coordinator of the Health Exchange Marketplace Department, and Carmen E. Lopez and Sasha Andino, associates, and other qualified staff will answer questions, explain any changes, and help individuals sign up for health insurance.
For Open Enrollment Day appointments and questions, call Health Exchange Marketplace Department at (732) 363-6655.