With the deadline to enroll in health insurance looming, OHI (Ocean Health Initiatives), 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 through March 31, 2014 as follows:
1. Toms River, 301 Lakehurst Road:
Monday – Thursday: 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
2. Lakewood, 101 Second Street:
Monday: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday – Thursday: 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
3. Manahawkin at 333 Haywood Road:
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
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.