Health Insurance Marketplace

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Open Enrollment is October 1, 2013 to March 31, 2014

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Specialists are Available to Provide Information & Application Support


Schedule:  November 18th - December 21st, 2013

Main Library's Social Sciences, Education & Religion Department ***
5201 Woodward Ave. (north of Warren Ave.); Detroit, MI  48202
Tuesdays to Fridays, 12 noon to 4 p.m.
(excluding November 28-29 & December 5-6)

Chandler Park Branch **
12800 Harper (at Dickerson); Detroit, MI  48213
Thursday, November 21, 12 noon to 4 p.m.

Chaney Branch *
16101 Grand River Ave. (at Greenfield); Detroit, MI  48227
Wednesdays, November 13 & December 11, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Chase Branch *
17731 W. Seven Mile Rd. (at Southfield); Detroit, MI  48235
Wednesdays, November 20 & December 18, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Conely Branch
4600 Martin (near Michigan and Livernois); Detroit, MI  48210
Monday, November 18, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Edison Branch *
18400 Joy Rd. (at Penrod); Detroit, MI  48228
Mondays, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
(excluding November 18)

Elmwood Park Branch **
550 Chene (near Larned & Lafayette); Detroit, MI  48207
Monday, November 25, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Franklin Branch **
13651 E. McNichols (at Gratiot); Detroit, MI 48205
Wednesday, November 27, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Hubbard Branch *
12929 W. McNichols (near the Lodge/M10); Detroit, MI  48235
Mondays, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
(excluding November 18)

Jefferson Branch **
12350 E. Outer Dr. (at E. Warren); Detroit, MI  48224
Tuesday, December 3, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Knapp Branch **
13330 Conant (at E. Davison); Detroit, MI  48212
Tuesday, December 10, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Parkman Branch ***
1766 Oakman Blvd. (at Linwood); Detroit, MI  48238
Mondays to Thursdays, 12 noon to 4 p.m.
(excluding November 28 & December 5)

Redford Branch *
21200 Grand River Ave. (at McNichols); Detroit, MI  48219
Mondays, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
(excluding November 18)

Sherwood Forest Branch *
7117 W. Seven Mile Rd. (at Livernois); Detroit, MI  48221
Wednesday, November 27 & December 4, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Skillman Branch ***
121 Gratiot Ave. (near Grand River/Farmer); Detroit, MI  48226
Mondays to Thursdays, 12 noon to 4 p.m.
(excluding November 28 & December 5)

Wilder Branch **
7140 E. Seven Mile Rd. (west of Van Dyke); Detroit, MI  48234
Wednesday, December 18, 12 noon to 4 p.m.

* Service provided by Advantage Health Centers.
** Service provided by Community Bridges Management, Inc.
*** Service provided by Wayne Metro Community Action Agency in partnership with Catholic Social Services' Retired Senior Volunteer Program.

Additional sites, days and times will be added throughout the enrollment period; please call the library @ 313.481.1339 for more information.

Information You Need to Gather Before Applying for Insurance
For every member of your household who needs coverage, you must provide:
- Social Security Number (or legal immigrant document number)
- Employer and income information (for example, from pay stubs or W-2 forms)
- Policy numbers for current health insurance plans
- Information on job-based plans that you or anyone in your household is eligible for (even if not enrolled in).


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