San Antonio—Community First Health Plans is partnering with Councilwoman Shirley Gonzales and the American Diabetes Association to help local residents start 2015 with an affordable health plan through the Health Insurance Marketplace.
Today, Dec. 15, these partners will join SRA International, Inc., University Health System CareLink and Enroll America to host a seven-hour marketplace enrollment and health fair. The event will include free glucose screenings, educational seminars, and assistance in enrolling in affordable health coverage to treat and prevent chronic illnesses, such as diabetes, asthma and heart disease.
Read more in the San Antonio Express-News.
Anyone who enrolls in a health plan today will be covered starting in January 2015. You still have until Feb. 15 to get coverage during the open enrollment period.
Health Insurance Marketplace Fair
- Councilwoman Shirley Gonzales, District 5, City of San Antonio
- Adelita G. Cantu, Ph.D., UT Health Science Center Medical School
- Greg Gieseman, CEO, Community First Health Plans
- Glucose screeners, American Diabetes Association
- 3 p.m. press conference. Enrollment assistance: 1 to 8 p.m.
- Progresso Hall, 1306 Guadalupe St., San Antonio TX 78207
- More than 200 San Antonians enrolling in affordable health plans.
HOW TO ENROLL:
- Bring the following: Social Security numbers, dates of birth, resident card/work visa/citizenship certificate/number, tax return/W2/check stub/unemployment letter/social security award letter/bank statement, current health insurance card (if any), username and password for Healthcare.gov account (if you have one).
About Community First Health Plans
CFHP was established in 1995 by the University Health System, specifically to provide health care coverage to the citizens of Bexar and the surrounding counties. As the only locally owned and managed, non-profit health plan in the area, CFHP’s commitment to our members is to provide great health care benefits backed by outstanding service, delivered by people who live right here in South Texas. Visit communityfirsthealth.org or call 210-255-2676 for more information.