Health Care Signups Continue

Augusta Chronicle

The first time Annie Quarles tried to sign up through the health insurance marketplace in Octo­ber, she spent more than two hours on the phone just to get her application in, much less pick a plan.

But when she went to see Anne Fulcher at Margaret J. Weston Community Health Cen­ter on Friday, “she just breezed through” and got her enrolled, said Quarles, 58, of Edge­field.

She likes the family plan and the $268 a month premium, which includes dental. It is offered by a nonprofit, member-owned cooperative and is available only in South Carolina….

….Quarles went with Consumers Choice Health Plan, a nonprofit that is one of 24 state-based Consumer Operated and Oriented Plans that could be created under the Affordable Care Act.

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