Vt. Health Connect exchange sets up hotline
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | September 04,2013
WINOOSKI ó Vermont Health Connect, the health care marketplace, or exchange thatís being set up under the federal Affordable Care Act, has a new toll-free number which people can call to get their questions answered.
The customer support hotline is available nearly a month in advance of the startup date for enrollments in the new health insurance offerings. Vermont Health Connect will formally begin signing people up on Oct. 1 for coverage to take effect on Jan. 1.
The help line, which can be reached at 1-855-899-9600, is designed to help both individuals buying health insurance for themselves and their families, and to provide guidance to small businesses and their employees who want to sign up for employer-sponsored insurance.