Health Republic Insurance to Host KOIN 6 Open Enrollment Telethon

Lake Oswego, Ore. (Feb 4, 2015) – Health Republic Insurance, a non-profit health insurance carrier, will host a live telethon to answer viewer questions about health insurance and open enrollment on Thursday, Feb. 5 on KOIN 6 TV. The telethon will air from 3:30-7p.m., and will feature licensed Health Republic staff available to answer phone calls and sign people up for coverage, provide information about key deadlines, penalties, subsidies and offer free quotes.

“We understand how confusing the open enrollment process can be for many people and our goal is to make this event a true health insurance ‘Infothon.’ During the event we will give people the critical information they need to navigate the sign-up process so they can avoid penalties and get the health insurance coverage they need,” said Health Republic president and CEO Dawn Bonder.

Health Republic licensed representatives will also be available in person to answer questions and sign people up for coverage during their free enrollment fair held in the community room at the McMenamin’s Kennedy School on Friday, Feb. 6 from 1:30-5:50 p.m. (5736 N.E. 33rd Ave).

Open enrollment ends February 15, 2015. Individuals must have health insurance coverage by that date in order to avoid penalties.

About Health Republic Insurance

Unlike traditional health insurance companies, Health Republic is a 501(c)(29) private non-profit governed by its members, and by law must reinvest all profits back to its programs, including providing better care and lower costs for members. Health Republic provides access to health care in all parts of Oregon through the statewide Providence Network. This partnership offers members an extensive group of providers, practitioners, and facilities, including 60 hospitals and thousands of providers, labs, imaging locations and physician clinics throughout Oregon and SW Washington. To learn more, visit www.healthrepublicinsurance.org

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