Fierce Health Payer: Librarians increasingly offer insurance guidance

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A growing demand for health information has turned librarians into health insurance guides, Kaiser Health News reported.

The Free Library of Philadelphia’s central branch, for example, holds twice-weekly enrollment clinics, and 12 library locations in Philadelphia will accept individual sign-up appointments or run walk-in sessions until at least the end of March.

“Our role here in library land has been changing rapid fire,” Free Library Director Siobhan Reardon told KHN. “The trail into getting insurance is not a neatly designed trail, and so there’s [no one] better than a librarian to help navigate.”

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