If you have not yet enrolled in the Affordable Care Act there are a few things you can do to get started:
Call the Marketplace at 1 (800) 318-2596, enroll online by clicking here(https://www.healthcare.gov/), or see a certified application counselor. To find an application counselor in your area, click here(https://localhelp.healthcare.gov/) and type in your city and state or your zip code.
If you're not enrolled by Monday, March 31st you could face penalties on your 2014 tax return. Per adult in the household, you'll pay $95 or 1% of your household income, whichever is greater. For children, the fee is $47.50 per child in the household.
The penalties will increase in 2015 and again in 2016. Next year, the penalty will be $325 per adult or 2% of your household income. In 2016, $695 per adult or 2.5% of your household income.
When enrolling for the Affordable Car Act, New Horizons Healthcare in Roanoke offers help at its computer lab which is open Thursdays and Fridays from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Or you can call and make an appointment at (540) 362-0360 ext. 115, you can also click here(http://newhorizonshealthcare.org/open-enrollment-is-here-3/) for more information.