The city on Tuesday announced a push to get uninsured Philadelphians participating in the Affordable Care Act before the enrollment deadline of Jan. 31.
Residents can call 311 to make an in-person enrollment appointment in their neighborhood, or schedule an appointment through the city's 311 mobile app, officials said. Neighborhood enrollment events can be located through GCAConnector.org.
The White House in November launched an enrollment challenge for 20 cities. Philadelphia was in third place, behind Milwaukee and Detroit, officials said last week.
Philadelphia's uninsured rate dropped from 19 percent in 2013 to 12 percent this year, Mayor-elect Jim Kenney said. - Robert Moran