Senator Angus King Requests Extension of Open Enrollment Due to Power Outages

BANGOR, Maine (WABI) - Senator Angus King was in Bangor Friday reminding folks that affordable health insurance options are still available.

He's been outspoken in his desire to improve the Affordable Health Care act to protect converge for millions of Americans.

King was at PCHC in Bangor Friday with a reminder that Open Enrollment for coverage is from now through December 15th.

"I've written to the health people in Washington saying give Maine an extra ten days because we were struck by this storm that knocked us offline and I haven't had a response yet, but I'm hoping the will push us out a little later in December, but don't wait, do it now," said Senator King.

To enroll go to: https://www.healthcare.gov/.