For the second year in a row, Headlines Barber Shop will partner with Legal Services of Southern Piedmont (LSSP) to provide on-site assistance for those interested in signing up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act. Every Friday during the enrollment period, a representative from LSSP will be at Headlines Barber Shop to speak with individuals about their options. Last year, 50% of all appointments at Headlines Barber Shop, resulted in enrollments.
Open enrollment for the ACA, also known as “Obama Care” runs from November 1st, 2015 – January 31st, 2016. Free appointments with a healthcare navigator can be set by calling 1-855-733-3711or online atwww.getcoveredamerica.org/connector/.
The barbers at Headlines thought this was an important service that it could provide to both its customers and the Charlotte community at large. Headlines barber, Donnie Breeden said “affordable healthcare is something that our community needs. We want to make it easier for them to get the information so they will know their choices.“