City of Bloomington partnering with local groups to help people sign up for healthcare

The website, where people can buy health insurance, is displayed on a laptop screen in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015. Premiums are expected to rise in many parts of the country as a new sign-up season under President Barack Obama’s health care law starts Nov. 1. But consumers have options if they’re willing to shop, and an upgraded government website will help them compare. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (WISH) – The City of Bloomington is partnering with local groups to help people sign up for healthcare.

The city said experts will be available at the Monroe County Public Library Tuesday to answer questions.

Indiana Navigators will be on-site to help families and individuals one-on-one to enroll into qualified health plans.

There will also be information about Indiana Medicaid, Hoosier Healthwise and the Healthy Indiana Plan.

You are asked to provide the following documents:

  • Social security numbers
  • Birthdates of everyone in the household
  • Household income
  • US passport, Driver’s license, or Immigration status

If you have a created a Marketplace account, you are asked to bring your login and password information.

Open enrollment for the health insurance marketplace ends Jan. 31.

If you are unable to attend, you can reach out to the following free resources:

  • For enrollment assistance: City of Bloomington: Call 812-349-3851
  • For Navigator assistance: ASPIN Health Navigators: Call 1-877-313-7215
  • To make an appointment to see certified Navigator: Visit or call Individual Solutions-IU Health at 1-888-531-3004
  • Monroe County Health Department: Call Scott Stowers at 812-349-2075, or email
  • For Navigator Assistance: SCCAP Health Coverage Assistance Program: Call 812-339-3447
  • To find certified Navigator: Visit 
  • To learn how to apply, try a health insurance cost calculator or get more information: Call 211 (available 24/7 free of charge) or visit 

The event is Tuesday from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. It’s free and open to the public.

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