Event helps Idaho residents enroll in health insurance at 'Your Health Idaho'

LEWISTON, ID - The deadline for purchasing health insurance under the Affordable Care Act is fast approaching.

Miss it and you'll pay a fine. Luckily if you don't have it yet help is on it's way. 'Your Health Idaho' is hosting an event in Lewiston to help you enroll in Idaho's health insurance marketplace. The event will be this Saturday February 22nd from Noon to 7:00 p.m. The open house will be in the LCSC Sub Conference Room.

State Health Exchange officials said Idaho has seen a steady increase in health insurance enrollment since October and currently ranks second in the nation per capita for the number of residents successfully enrolled.