Affordable Care Act

The deadline for open enrollment for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act is February 15, 2015.  The City of Chattanooga is hosting Get Covered Chattanooga, an enrollment event on Saturday February 7 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Brainerd Youth and Family Development Center on Moore Road. 

Tennessee has about 890,000 residents who are uninsured and eligible for coverage under the Affordable Care Act, according to Bill Corr, Deputy Secretary of the United States Department of Health and Human Services.

"For these people," Corr says, it’s "extremely important" to sign up.  People who miss the deadline may have to pay a penalty.