Connecticut's health exchange is hosting several more discussions across the state to explain the new online marketplace, which is a part of the Affordable Care Act sometimes called Obamacare.
In addition to the exchange hosting chats, the University of Connecticut President Susan Herbst will talk to college students about the new health care landscape and how to navigate it. Herbst is speaking to students at an event hosted by the Connecticut Public Interest Research Group Education Fund at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, in front of Homer Babbige Library at University of Connecticut, 369 Fairfield Way, Storrs. ConnPIRG produced a tutorial of how to sign up for coverage available at http://connpirgstudents.org/resources/ct/so-you-need-health-insurance-now-what
The exchange, Access Health CT, requires an RSVP for people interested in attending the in-person chats. To sign up, visit http://learn.accesshealthct.com/events/.
That chats are as follows:
Thursday, 6 to 8 p.m., Community Room 128 in City Hall, 125 East Ave., Norwalk.
Oct. 17, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Community Health Center, 675 Main St., Middletown.
Oct. 21, 6 to 8 p.m., Generations Family Health Center, 40 Mansfield Ave., Willimantic.
Oct. 22, 6 to 8 p.m., Room 201, student center, Western Connecticut State University, 181 White St., Danbury.