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Health Insurance Open Enrollment Event Jan. 11

WMU students and community members are invited to meet with Enroll Kalamazoo County representatives on Wednesday, Jan. 11, from 3 to 6 p.m. at 3131 Sindecuse Health Center. Assistance will be offered to people who need new health insurance coverage or to those who have questions about health insurance. No appointment is needed.

To assist with sign-up, attendees should bring:

  • Social security number
  • Estimated 2017 income
  • Current health insurance policy numbers (if they have any)

For more information about enrolling contact Valerie Koldyke at (269) 341-6263. Other insurance options are available on the Sindecuse Health Center website including an insurance exchange set up for WMU students. Not all plans offered on the exchanges participate with the health center. Review the health center’s participation list to see if the insurance you select is accepted at the health center. Ask before purchasing.

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Vote for WMU

Western Michigan University students still have time to vote in the Michigan College & University Flu Vaccination Challenge. WMU is competing against other schools in Michigan to claim the trophy as the most-vaccinated campus. If you've had a flu shot, help put WMU over the top. Vote here.

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Health insurance Open Enrollment Begins Nov. 1

An open enrollment period designated for purchasing new health insurance plans or switching coverage begins on Nov. 1 and extends through Jan. 31, 2017. Western Michigan University has partnered with a health insurance exchange to help students gain access to affordable health insurance plans. This portal set up just for WMU students offers access to health insurance plans selected to be affordable and meet the needs of college students.