The organization helps state residents find and apply for health insurance coverage, while also providing assistance with other aspects of getting health care. A release from DHS shows the funding will help support outreach efforts and expand enrollment assistance services.

This year’s open enrollment period for plans ends Jan. 15.

“As Wisconsin health insurance Navigators, we provide year-round, free, education, and enrollment support to anyone who needs it,” said Allison Espeseth, director of Covering Wisconsin. “Our goal is to make finding health insurance accessible and easy, and to support the health and well-being of all the people of Wisconsin.”

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