The Primary Care Network (PCN), a health plan offered by the Utah Department of Health has opened enrollment to all uninsured adults in Utah who meet income guidelines.
Open enrollment will be accepted through Nov. 22. Since May 2010, PCN has been closed for enrollment and has not accepted new applications. All uninsured Utah adults may apply online, by mail, or in person to receive primary health care.
PCN is a primary preventive health coverage plan for adults. Benefits include physician services, prescriptions, dental services, eye exams, emergency room visits, birth control, and general preventive services.
Qualifying adults must be between the ages of 19-64, U.S. citizens or legal residents and have no access to student health insurance, Medicare or Veterans benefits.
This is the first time PCN has been open to adults without children. For single adults, Income may not exceed $16,245 per year. For a family of four, income may not exceed $33,075 per year.
The yearly enrollment fee for PCN ranges from $15-$50 depending on income. Services covered include visits to a primary care providers, prescriptions, dental exams, x-rays, fillings and cleanings, immunizations, eye exams and birth control. It does not cover hospital stays.
For more information go to www.health.utah.gov/pcn or call the PCN hotline at 1-888-222-2542.