Affordable Health Care in Alamance County

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Important dates:

  • Open Enrollment for 2024 runs November 1, 2023–January 15, 2024
    • You must pay your first month’s premium before the start of your plan. Plan to pay your first month’s premium around the same time as the end of the Enrollment period

You can get health coverage for the rest of 2023 if you qualify for:

Things to Know:

  1. Young adults can remain on their parents’ health insurance plan up to age 26.
  2. To be eligible to enroll in Marketplace health coverage, you must live in the United States, be a U.S. citizen or national (or be lawfully present), and not be incarcerated.
  3. To get coverage, you will need to fill out an application on
  4. Remember:
    1. You can compare plans and costs through this website and you can also see if you qualify for cost assistance or Medicaid
    2. Nearly 9 in 10 people receive cost assistance
    3. With financial assistance, the average premium per individual was $80 per month.
  5. All insurance plans on the Marketplace must cover basic services including:
    • Doctor visits (including check-ups)
    • Prescription drugs (If available, generic medication will cost you less than name-brand)
    • Emergency room visits and hospital stays
    • Pregnancy and newborn care
    • Contraceptives for all women (including birth control pills, IUDs, and emergency contraceptives)
  6. All Marketplace plans cover mental health and substance abuse services as essential health benefits.
    • Behavioral health treatment, such as psychotherapy and counseling
    • Mental and behavioral health inpatient services
    • Substance use disorder (commonly known as substance abuse) treatment

Local Resources:

You can get help for coverage! Trained individuals can meet with you in-person to assist you through this process. Call (855) 733 3711 or go online to Get Covered Connector to schedule an appointment.

Assistance is unbiased and offered in these locations:

  1. Legal Aid of North Carolina – Call 1- 855-733-3711 to schedule an appointment with a navigator or on-line at Locations throughout the state. (English & Spanish)
  2. Piedmont Health Services (PHS) – Call the individual sites below to schedule an appointment.

Alamance County

Charles Drew Community Health Center & Burlington Community Health Center
(336) 260-2720 (English & Spanish)

Scott Community Health Center
(919) 619-5457 (English & Spanish)

Caswell/Person County

Prospect Hill Community Health Center
(336) 639-0427 (English & Spanish)

Chatham County

Moncure Community Health Center
(919) 710-1554 (English only)

Siler City Community Health Center
(919) 357-8216 (English & Spanish)

Orange County

Carrboro Community Health Center
(919) 724-5227 (English, Spanish and Burmese)

  1. SHAC Get Covered Carolina (GCC) – Call (919) 590-9266 to schedule an appointment. Enrollment locations in Carrboro and Chapel Hill (English & Spanish).
  2. UNC Family Medicine – Call (919) 545-3440 to schedule an appointment. Enrollment location in Chapel Hill only (English & Spanish).
  3. Stedman-Wade Health Services Call (910) 483-6694 ext. 7029 to schedule an appointment. Appointment hours: Mon-Weds 8:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Thursday 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Friday 8:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.