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Posted on: January 8, 2014

Need Health Insurance? Need Help?

Do you need health insurance? Mental Health America of Westmoreland County has a certified navigator to help you navigate the new Health Insurance Marketplace and find health coverage that fits your budget and meets your needs. This service is available through a federal grant at no cost to consumers.

Health Insurance Marketplace Navigators Navigators can help you understand how the Marketplace works and complete eligibility and enrollment forms. E-mail westernPAnav@mhawc.org or call 1-855-274-5626 (toll free) to make an appointment or speak with a Navigator. The TTY number for people who are deaf or hearing impaired is 1-877-962-5593. You can meet with the navigator in her office or at a convenient location near your home.

Visit HealthCare.gov and complete an application to see the coverage available in your area. You can also call the Marketplace at 1-800-318-2596 for more information. TTY users should call 1-855-889-4325. To apply for insurance you will need the following: name, birth date, social security number, and income information for yourself and all family members needing coverage.


Mental Health America of Westmoreland County is also available in Western Pennsylvania to provide informational sessions both as outreach to organizations and groups or one-on-one to individuals. To schedule a navigator to speak to your group or visit you in the community, call MHAWC at 724-691-0475.
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This Health Insurance Marketplace Navigator Program is made possible through a consortium of the Pennsylvania Mental Health Consumers' Association, the Mental Health Association in Pennsylvania, and Mental Health America of Westmoreland County. The project described was supported by Funding Opportunity Number CA-NAV-13-001 from the U.S Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

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