If you need to enroll for health insurance under the federal exchanges established by the Affordable Care Act, the deadline is December 15.
Health insurance coverage is no longer mandatory for American citizens.
Blue Cross Blue Shield is one of two companies offering marketplace coverage in South Carolina. Although people can enroll online, BCBS spokesperson Shawn Skillman encourages people to talk to a representative about their coverage needs.
“Speak to someone because your life changes,” he said. “You might like yours that you have now but . . . maybe something’s changed in your life and you want to take a look and see what else is out there. So we want to have that one-on-one attention.” [Read more…]