The companies' South Carolina BLUE retail stores will be open noon to 5 p.m. Nov. 8. Mobile sales and education RVs will start their road tour around the state on the same day. The S.C. Blue RV tour will stop locally from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 9-14 at the Hardeeville Walmart on U.S. 278.
The Affordable Care Act requires nearly everyone to have health insurance or face a significantly increased fine in 2016 that amounts to $695 per household adult and $347 per household child younger than 18, or 2.5 percent of household income, whichever is greater, according to a news release. People not already covered by a group plan or Medicaid must sign up for insurance during Open Enrollment, which goes through Jan. 31.
BlueCross has 22 plans available, and BlueChoice has 31 plans available.
Details: 877-313-2583 for BlueCross and 888-213-2460 for BlueChoice