Experts to Provide Consumers with Tutorial on New Online Health Insurance Marketplace
DC Health Link, the District’s online health insurance marketplace is offering a series of free in-person information sessions for individuals, families and small business owners where they will learn first-hand how to search for health plans, compare choices, and enroll in the new online health insurance marketplace. Consumers will also learn about their new rights and responsibilities under the new health law.
Schedule – Week of October 7 – 11, 2013
DC Health Link Information Session (Ward 5) “Informed Decisions …Smart Choices” Monday, October 7, 2013 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Turkey Thicket Recreation Center 1100 Michigan Avenue, NE
DC Health Link Information Session (Ward 1) “Informed Decisions …Smart Choices” Tuesday, October 8, 2013 10:00am -5:30pm Mt. Pleasant Library 3160 16th Street, NW
DC Health Link Information Session (Ward 7) “Informed Decisions …Smart Choices” Tuesday, October 8, 2013 10:00 am – 7:00 pm Capital View Library 5001 Central Avenue, SE
DC Health Link Information Session (Ward 4) “Informed Decisions …Smart Choices” Thursday, October 10, 2013 1:00pm – 6:30 pm Petworth Library 4200 Kansas Avenue, NW
DC Health Link Information Session (Ward 1) “Informed Decisions …Smart Choices” Friday, October 11, 2013 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm Banneker Recreation Center 2500 Georgia Avenue, NW
Background: The educational sessions, “Informed Decisions…Smart Choices” are being hosted in partnership with DC Public Library and DC Department of Parks and Recreation to help consumers and small business owners to become familiar with the new online marketplace and the enrollment process. The session will provide participants with information on the Affordable Care Act (ACA), DC Health Link, and the new Medicaid options. Tools for making informed decisions to help consumers select a health insurance plan that best meets their needs and budgets, will also be presented. Trained and certified DC Health Link Assisters, brokers and staff will be on site to answer questions and provide enrollment support.