Free ACA session to assist residents

PARKERSBURG – West Virginians interested in learning how to obtain health insurance under the provisions of the Affordable Care Act are invited to attend a free enrollment session from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday at City Park Pavilion.

Advanced Patient Advocacy and TSG Consulting, working under an agreement with the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, will provide information about how West Virginia’s new health insurance exchange operates under the act.

Residents also will be shown how to register for health insurance.

More information is available at ACAforRuralWV.com.

The site includes guidelines for programs, tax incentives, health plans and calculators to determine approximate costs and savings. It also includes resources for enrollment help, an overview of facts and other information about the act.