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Rite Aid provides convenient and comprehensive resources to help customers prepare for the upcoming Affordable Care Act enrollment period

Customers Can Access Independent, Licensed Insurance Agents for Free Consultations Via Convenient Hotline

Camp Hill, Pa., 2014-11-14— /EPR Retail News/ — To help customers prepare for the upcoming Affordable Care Act enrollment period, Rite Aid is once again providing convenient and comprehensive resources to assist them in choosing the best health insurance choices for themselves and their families. Beginning Nov. 15, independent, licensed insurance agents will be available through a dedicated toll free number to enroll customers and provide free consultations with customers to answer questions on the Affordable Care Act.

The agents will be able to help customers compare healthcare plans based on individual needs, and will be able to advise customers on Medicaid eligibility in applicable states. Customers will also be able to enroll in a plan over the phone if they choose. All Rite Aid stores will have brochures with information on the Affordable Care Act and information will also be offered on

“Providing customers with access to independent and licensed insurance agents reinforces our commitment to improving the health and wellness of our communities,” said Robert Thompson, Rite Aid executive vice president of pharmacy. “We know that many of our customers will be looking for help as they search for the best health insurance solutions for themselves and their families and our resources will help them make the right choices this enrollment period.”

Agents are available at 1-855-880-8777, Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. EST and Saturday-Sunday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. EST.

The Affordable Care Act open enrollment period runs through February 15, 2015.

Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) is one of the nation’s leading drugstore chains with nearly 4,600 stores in 31 states and the District of Columbia and fiscal 2014 annual revenues of $25.5 billion. Information about Rite Aid, including corporate background and press releases, is available through the company’s website at

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