Press Release

Congressman Cuellar Urges Constituents in McAllen to Visit Health Care Enrollment Assistance Center

McAllen residents can seek advice on best health coverage from trained counselors

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Washington, October 29, 2015 | Riley Brands (202-226-0507) | comments

Today Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) announced the opening of a health insurance enrollment assistance center in McAllen that will help individuals and families review their health coverage options, find out whether they qualify for financial assistance and sign up or re-enroll in a plan that meets their needs. The center will offer in-person enrollment assistance from now through the end of January.

Open enrollment to sign up for health coverage at HealthCare.gov begins November 1 and coverage that will begin January 1, 2016 must be secured by December 15.

“I think it is great that the people of McAllen will have access to this center and the advice of trained counselors on their health care options,” Congressman Cuellar said. “It can be intimidating to choose a health care plan, but with the help of this enrollment assistance center, they can make it a little bit easier.”

The McAllen enrollment assistance center is located at 3400 N. McColl Rd., Suite #1, 2nd floor, McAllen, TX 78501. The center may be reached by phone at 956-340-4694 and is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., with walk-ins accepted from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Evening hours are by appointment only. Weekend hours are from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and are by appointment only.
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