kynect2 300OWENSBORO, Ky. (2/11/14) – Are you currently uninsured, but overwhelmed by all the new health insurance options?

The Green River Area Development District wants to help.

GRADD’s in-person assistors (Kynectors) will be stationed in all seven of the region’s counties weekly through the end of March to help residents navigate healthcare insurance options and enroll in optimal plans.

This free assistance is available to anyone age 64 and younger. (Individuals age 65 and older are eligible for Medicare.)

People without insurance have until March 31 to sign up for coverage or face tax penalties.

GRADD Kynectors will be available to provide help on the following schedule:

Daviess County

  • Tuesdays – 8 to 11:30 a.m.
  • GRADD Office (300 GRADD Way, Owensboro)
  • Tuesdays – 1 to 3 p.m.
  • OCTC-Downtown Campus (1501 Frederica Street, Owensboro)
  • Thursdays – 1 to 3 p.m.
  • Munday Activity Center (1650 West Second Street, Owensboro)

Hancock County

  • Fridays – 9 to 11 a.m.
  • Hancock Co. Senior Center (315 Ridgewood Road, Hawesville)

Henderson County

  • Mondays – 8 to 10 a.m.
  • Henderson Community College (2660 South Green Street, Henderson)
  • Mondays – noon to 1:30 p.m.
  • The Gathering Place (1817 North Elm Street, Henderson)
  • Tuesdays – 1 to 3 p.m.
  • Henderson Co. Public Library (101 South Main Street, Henderson)

McLean County

  • Thursdays – 9 to 11 a.m.
  • McLean Co. Senior Center (875 Walnut Street, Calhoun)

Ohio County

  • Fridays – 1 to 3 p.m.
  • Ohio Co. Senior Center (2320 KY Highway 69 North, Hartford)

Union County

  • Tuesdays – 9 to 11:30 a.m.
  • Herron Technology Center (4500 U.S. Highway 60 West, Morganfield)
  • Tuesdays – 9 to 11:30 a.m.
  • Sturgis Senior Center (1002 Monroe Street, Sturgis)

Webster County

  • Days/times to be announced
  • (Dixon, Providence and Sebree Senior Centers)

During last month’s State of the Union address, President Barack Obama praised Kentucky as a model for implementation of the new healthcare law.

Prior to the Affordable Care Act, approximately 640,000 Kentuckians had no health insurance.

Since October 2013, more than 200,000 of the Commonwealth’s citizens have signed up through Kentucky’s health insurance exchange—Kynect.

About 75 percent of those have qualified for the expanded Medicaid program, with the remainder enrolling in new private plans.

For more information, please call (270) 926-4433.
Updated schedules for each county will be posted at

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