March 31 is the deadline for signing up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, leaving just three days to enroll in a plan. You must complete your application and choose a plan by 11:59 p.m. on March 31, and pay by April 23, for coverage that will begin on May 1, 2014.
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To learn more about BCBSRI plans and find one that meets your needs:
· Visithttps://www.bcbsri.com/getcovered to receive an instant quote.
· Call (401) 459-5550 or (855) 690-2583 to speak to a representative about different options and rates. HOURS: 7 days a week, 8:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
· Visit our retail office at 300 Quaker Lane in Warwick where our team can walk through your personal situation, provide detailed information, and enroll you in plans directly through BCBSRI or through HealthSource RI. HOURS: Weekdays 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Saturdays 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
· Visit our walk-in customer service center at our headquarters at 500 Exchange Street in downtown Providence. HOURS: Weekdays 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.