Affordable Care Act open enrollment through March 31

The Affordable Care Act marketplace open enrollment continues through March 31; there's still time to help patients get enrolled.

The Affordable Care Act requires that most uninsured individuals obtain health insurance. UNC Hospitals and our other UNC Health Care hospitals have been approved as certified application counselors, making trained staff or volunteers available to assist in the enrollment process. 

While many of the Financial Counselors in clinics are certified application counselors and are able to assist patients with navigating, patients, departments, financial counselors, clinic staff, nurses, physicians, etc., can visit our website ( to obtain more information and/or request an appointment with a Certified Application Counselor. The Certified Application Counselor can answer questions and/or sit shoulder-to-shoulder with them and help patients sign-up.