If you’re still considering signing up for coverage on the federal Health Insurance Marketplace before the March 31 deadline, you’ll have plenty of people willing to help you Saturday in the Midlands.
Consumers’ Choice Health Plan will have insurance agents in Columbia at Drew Wellness Center, 2101 Walker Solomon Way, and Bible Way Church, 2440 Atlas Road, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
The Cooperative Ministry will have trained navigators at its office at 3821 W. Beltline Blvd., Columbia, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Palmetto Health Baptist, 1330 Taylor St., Columbia, 2:30-6:30 p.m.; Palmetto Health Richland, Medical Park Drive, Columbia, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Turner Memorial AME, 1122 Monitcello Road, West Columbia, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Eastover Town Hall, 624 Main St., Eastover, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; the S.C. Progressive Network, 2025 Marion St., Columbia 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Shiloh AME Church, 835 Shiloh St., Prosperity, 1-5 p.m.; and Bethel House, 140 Flora Drive, Columbia, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina will have insurance agents at CVS Pharmacy locations 3-6 p.m. at 1330 Dutch Fork Road, Ballentine; 2500 Broad St., Camden; 121 Clemson Road, Columbia; 4310 Hard Scrabble Road, Columbia; 7749 Garners Ferry Road, Columbia; 2571 Forest Drive, Columbia; 4711-5 Forest Drive, Columbia; and 3595 Harden St., Columbia.
In addition to the agents working for specific companies and the navigators, you also can get help from independent insurance agents. For a list of certified agents in the state, go online to www.scahu.org.