Richland Library Offers Free ACA Consultations

Make an Appointment to Navigate Health Care Coverage Options

Columbia, SC- As Open Enrollment for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) nears, Richland Library social workers and navigators are preparing to answer local residents' questions about health care coverage.

They are offering access to free consultations - through appointments - at all of our locations. Our staff can go over options that are available to local residents though the Health Insurance Marketplace and guide them through the application process.

To schedule an appointment, you can call 803-231-6330 or visit

Be sure to have the following information readily available:
Household income for 2018
Social Security numbers for yourself and dependents
Dates of birth for yourself and dependents
Current workplace's offered health care plan; if applicable
According to 2017 data from County Health Rankings and Roadmaps, nearly 43,000 individuals were uninsured in Richland County.

Open Enrollment for the ACA runs from November 1, 2017 through December 15, 2017.

For questions, please contact Emily Stoll at 803-587-3637 or email

About Richland Library
Richland Library is a vibrant, contemporary organization that provides resources and information that advance the Midlands. Offering state-of-the-art technology, a variety of literary and cultural programs and 11 bustling facilities located throughout the county, Richland Library offers a truly customizable, modern library experience for residents and visitors alike.