Health Connector Adding Hours, Staff Ahead Of Deadline

The clock is ticking for Massachusetts residents still looking for health insurance.

Massachusetts Health Connector is extending hours and adding workers at its walk-in and call centers ahead of Monday's deadline to complete an application and pick a health plan.

The Boston walk-in center at 133 Portland St. is bringing in additional staff through Monday.

Those who visit the center should make sure they have Social Security numbers and other documentation for everyone on their application. They also should have income information and their checkbook if they plan on making a payment.

The Connector's call center also will have expanded hours.

Monday is the deadline to complete an application, pick a plan, and pay the first month's premium for new coverage starting March 1.

The Connector can be reached at 877-623-6765.

This article was originally published on February 19, 2015.


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