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Health Insurance Marketplace Enrollment Starts Nov. 1

This enrollment period is shorter than the previous ones at just 45 days

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    Health Insurance Marketplace Enrollment Starts Nov. 1

    Open enrollment starts November 1 in the Health Insurance Marketplace. (Published Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017)

    Open enrollment starts Nov. 1 in the Health Insurance Marketplace.

    This enrollment period is shorter than the previous ones at just 45 days.

    Those who don't enroll for health insurance by Dec. 15 will need to experience a qualifying life event to sign up. That's something like losing a job or getting married.

    The cost of insurance will likely be higher this time around, now that the cost-sharing reduction subsidies have been cut.

    Domino's Pizza Launches Outdoor Delivery

    [DFW] Domino's Pizza Launches Outdoor Delivery

    Domino's Pizza is tweaking its home delivery service for those times you're not at home.
    After years of delivery right to your doorstep, Domino's drivers will now deliver to outdoor locations.
    That includes beaches, parks, landmarks, and other outdoor locations across the country.
    Domino's says its drivers will deliver to 150-thousand locations from the Gateway Arch in St. Louis, to the "Welcome to Las Vegas" sign.
    The locations are now active and show up in the company's app or website as "Domino's Hotspots."
    Customers pre-pay for their orders, select a location, and your pizza is on the way.
    Previously, Domino's delivered to offbeat locations, but, the new service sets up designated drop off points.
    The service was tested last fall in Miami before being rolled out nationwide.

    (Published Monday, April 16, 2018)

    The best place to register is online through the government's healthcare website.

    Parkland Hospital is also offering free assistance during the enrollment period.

    Counselors will be on hand to answer questions about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and help with Marketplace enrollment between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday in Parkland's Business Office. 

    The Business Office is located here:

    Parkland OPC
    5201 Harry Hines Blvd.
    Dallas, Texas 75235

    Free assistance is also offered at Parkland's community health centers in Dallas, Garland and Irving during regular business hours on Tuesday and Thursdays.

    Canada Lawmakers Hold Moment of Silence

    [DFW] Canada Lawmakers Hold Moment of Silence

    Canadian lawmakers wore hockey jerseys on Monday to honor the victims and their families of that tragic bus crash in Canada that killed 16 people.
    The bus was carrying the junior league Humboldt hockey team to a game when a tractor-trailer slammed into the bus.
    Sixteen were killed and thirteen people were injured in the crash.
    Today's remembrance was one of a number of events that honored the team and their families.
    Earlier the lawmakers honored Rusty Staub, a major leaguer who played for the Montreal Expos and the New York Mets.

    (Published Monday, April 16, 2018)

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