Family Health Care Day to help residents understand the Health Insurance Marketplace, access benefits and take advantage of free health care screenings
Mayor Frank G. Jackson will host an event at Public Auditorium on Saturday, November 9, 2013 to help Cleveland residents learn about the benefits and requirements of enrolling in a health care plan through the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Onsite health screenings will be offered as well.
At this Healthy Cleveland event, Navigators and Certified Application Counselors and will be on hand to help residents understand the process of enrolling in the Health Insurance Marketplace, the health care options that are available and how to connect to community resources for additional assistance in enrolling for coverage. Residents should remember to bring information about income, family size, current doctors and health insurance and current health needs.
With this information and a valid email address, residents can register with the Health Insurance Marketplace and receive information about how to complete the enrollment process.
Information and resources will also be available for those who are eligible for Medicare or Medicaid.
Visit www.healthcare.gov to get all the latest information on the Health Insurance Marketplace, and view all available health insurance options or call 1-800-318-2596 Preview Marketplace plans and premiums here: https://www.healthcare.gov/find-premium-estimates/. Use this calculator to see if you qualify for lower costs on coverage: http://kff.org/interactive/subsidy-calculator/.
Mayor Frank G. Jackson, City of Cleveland
Councilman Joe Cimperman, Ward 3
Director Karen Butler, Cleveland Department of Public Health
Monica Robins, WKYC-TV
Affordable Care for a Healthy Cleveland: Family Health Care Day
Saturday, November 9
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Public Auditorium, 500 Lakeside Avenue
Mayor Jackson thanks all the current partners for this event: Cleveland Department of Public Health; the City’s Departments of Aging and Public Works; WKYC-TV; Cuyahoga Health Access Partnership; MetroHealth; MedWorks; United Pastors in Mission; United Way 2-1-1; Cleveland Food Bank; Benjamin Rose Institute; Cleveland Public Library; Asian Services in Action, Inc.; Fairhill Partners; Cleveland Young Professional Senate; Carmella Rose Health Foundation; GCRTA; The Free Clinic; Neighborhood Family Practice; Linking Employment Abilities and Potential (LEAP); Ohio Senior Health Insurance Program; NEON; National Association of Health Underwriters; The Word Church