The federal health care law roll out appears to be gaining some momentum, and a local health department wants to make sure you get enrolled if you need coverage. The Madison County Health Department is holding Affordable Care Act sign-ups at the libraries in Bethalto, Roxana and Wood River at various times throughout the month, and at the Alton Salvation Army every Tuesday and Friday morning through February.
If you are still shopping for coverage, Kara Hughes with the Madison County Health Department says you may find some deals out there even if you are currently covered but your premiums spike:
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She anticipates a last-minute rush to get signed up before the deadline, so she recommends doing it now. For more information, call 296-6098.