(Albany, NY) Enrollment begins October 1st in the Affordable Healthcare Act. And the New York State of Health Call Center is now answering questions about the state’s health insurance exchange. New York State of Health is the federally-required marketplace that enables individuals and small businesses to compare and shop for healthcare plans. State residents can enroll online, in person or over the phone, and can receive information from Call Center representatives trained to assist.

Until the start of enrollment on Oct. 1, the New York State of Health Call Center is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Hours will expand when enrollment begins.

For information, call toll free (855) 355-5777.