Cerritos College offers Obamacare enrollment help for 2017

NORWALK – Covered California enrollment representatives are coming to Cerritos College throughout January to help students and residents enroll in the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) and get healthcare coverage for 2017.

While the future of the Affordable Care Act is uncertain, people who enroll in the health care program through Covered California by Jan. 31, 2017 will be covered for the year. Free in-person enrollment and assistance will be available from Jan. 17-19 and on Jan. 26. Financial assistance may be available to those who are eligible. Open enrollment ends January 31, 2017. Residents can enroll and get covered to avoid penalties.

Enrollees must bring the following documents for each family member:

• Driver’s license, CA ID or Passport

• Social Security number

• Proof of income (pay stub, last year’s taxes, EDD unemployment letter)

• Green card/Visa/Certificate of Naturalization

The events are free and open to the public. For times and more details about this event, contact Dr. Steven La Vigne at (562) 860-2451 ext. 2336 or at slavigne@cerritos.edu