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Last Updated: Nov 30, 2015 URL: Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

Affordable Care Act Print Page

Helpful Websites


Contact Information


TTY: 1-855-889-4325


Need assistance in Spanish? Call the ACA Navigator Helpline at 210-362-5254.


Questions about the Marketplace for employers with 50 employees or less:


TTY: 1-800-706-7915


Appointments for Market Place Navigator assistance can be made by calling:


Or toll free: 1-800-960-5201

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The  most important sites to remember.


  • Healthcare.Gov
    The "Go-To" website for information about the Affordable Care Act. This is the official government website and all current information, updates, and news can be found here. There is also a place to supply your email address and have news and updates about the Affordable Care Act sent to you directly.
  • Cuidado De Salud
    The Spanish language version of
    Documents and/or information needed if you want to enroll . . .

    Social Security Numbers

    Dates of Birth

    Permanent Resident Card or  other legal documents

    Employer name, address, and phone

    2012 income tax returns

    Check stubs for one month

    Other income information such as award letters, etc.

    Health insurance cards- if any

    E-mail user name and password.



    Important Dates

     Key Dates to Remember:

    • November 1, 2015 : Open Enrollment starts — first day you can enroll in a 2016 insurance plan through the Health Insurance Marketplace. Coverage can start as soon as January 1, 2016.
    • December 15, 2015: Last day to enroll in or change plans for new coverage to start January 1, 2016.
    • January 1, 2016: 2016 coverage starts for those who enroll or change plans by December 15.
    • January 15, 2016: Last day to enroll in or change plans for new coverage to start February 1, 2016
    • January 31, 2016: 2016 Open Enrollment ends. Enrollments or changes between January 16 and January 31 take effect March 1, 2016.

                 If you don’t enroll in a 2016 health insurance plan by January 31, 2016, you can’t enroll in a health insurance plan for 2016 unless you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period.



      Navigator Assistance

      A certified Navigator from Daughters of Charity Services will be offering one on one assistance to patrons on the following days:  all sessions will be held in room 2.1 at the Central Library.


      Saturday, November 14th:  9:30-12:00; 1:00-3:00

      Saturday, November 21st: 9:30-12:00; 1:00-3:00

      Saturday, November 28th: 9:30-12:00; 1:00-3:00



      Saturday, December 2nd: 9:30-12:00; 1:00-3:00

      Saturday, December 12th: 9:30-12:00; 1:00-3:00

      Saturday, December 19th: 9:30-12:00; 1:00-3:00



      Saturday, January 2nd: 9:30-12:00; 1:00-3:00

      Saturday, January 9th: 9:30-12:00; 1:00-3:00

      Saturday, January 16th: 9:30-12:00; 1:00-300

      Saturday, January 23rd: 9:30-12:00; 1:00-3:00

      Saturday, January 30th: 9:30-12:00; 1:00-3:00

      Navigator Assistance at the Memorial Library

      Saturdays: 10:30 AM-5:30 PM

      Beginning December 12, 2015 until January 31, 2016.

      Memorial Branch Library is at: 3222 Culebra Road;  210-207-9140






      Centro Med Assistance

      Centro Med has Navigator Assistance at several locations this year. Their website is:

      Their phone number is:  (210) 977-7997


      • CentroMed Health & Wellness Southside

        3750 Commercial Avenue,  San Antonio, TX 78221

      • CentroMed Palo Alto Clinic

        9011 Poteet Jourdanton Freeway, San Antonio, TX 78224

      • CentroMed South Park Clinic

        6315 S. Zarzamora, San Antonio, TX 78211

      • MHM -- Wesley Health & Wellness Center

        1406 Fitch St, San Antonio, TX 78211


      • CentroMed City Base Clinic

        3127 S.E. Military Drive, San Antonio, TX 78223


      • CentroMed  Noemi Galvan Eling Clinic

        5542 Walzem Road, San Antonio, TX 78218


      • CentroMed County Line Clinic

        1034 W County Line Rd, New Braunfels, TX 78130


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