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Southwind District

Erie Office

111 South Butler
Erie, KS 66733
Fax:  620-244-3829

Fort Scott Office

210 South National
Fort Scott, KS 66701
Fax:  620-223-0332

Iola Office

1 North Washington
Iola, KS 66749
Fax:  620-365-7944

Yates Center Office

211 W. Butler
Yates Center, KS  66783
Fax:  620-625-8645


Job Loss Due to COVID-19 and Your Health Insurance

If you've lost your job, you may qualify for a special enrollment period to enroll in a Marketplace plan.  K-State Research and Extension has helpful publications with information to get started.

Ways to Get Health Insurance

Understanding Enrollment Periods

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Health Insurance Open Enrollment

Enrollment starts in the fall.  One to one counseling sessions are available during Medicare and Marketplace Open Enrollment at each of our Extension offices.  Medicare open enrollment is from October 15th thru December 7th, and Marketplace open enrollment is November 1st thru December 15th.  If you have questions, ask for Joy Miller at 620-223-3720 or email joymiller@ksu.edu.  

2020 appointment days for Southwind cities will be posted as enrollment dates get closer.

Other Resources

Health Insurance How-Tos

Kansas Health Institute