Insurance help offered Tuesday for families in need

A local effort to get kids and families onto health insurance plans will be having an open house from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Doug Otto United Way Center on 13th Street.

Covering Kids and Families of United Way offers free help for families applying for health insurance programs. That includes Medicaid, Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP), Hoosier Healthwise (HHW), Children’s Health Insurance Plan (CHIP), and plans on the Affordable Care Act Marketplace.

A light lunch will be provided. The open house will be in the 2nd floor board room at the center at 1531 13th Street.

For questions or to sign up you can call 812-530-1876.