DC Health Link Enrollment Fair
Reprinted from the DC Health Link: https://dchealthlink.com/node/490
We are excited that DC Health Link, the District’s new online marketplace offering affordable private and public health insurance options to District residents and small businesses, was launched successfully October 1st. This Saturday, November 23, 2013, 10:00 am, we will host a city-wide DC Health Link Information Day and Enrollment Fair at the Martin Luther King Memorial Library located at 901 G Street, NW. The event will enable District residents, small business owners and their employees to conveniently shop, compare and enroll in health insurance plans that best meet their needs and budgets. Trained experts will be on-site to assist with the enrollment process.
The Fair will officially open with a brief program and special remarks. Mayor Vincent C. Gray, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton and other city officials will bring greetings. Local business and civic leaders along with DC sports team personalities will offer encouraging words to residents about the importance of maintaining healthy lifestyles and obtaining quality health insurance. The Fair will also feature a variety of activities including enrollment booths, exhibits, information tables, FREE health screenings, live music, Zumba and Yoga sessions, activities for children and more.
To ensure you have all the items needed to enroll in an individual or family health plan, please review the DC Health Link Enrollment Checklist here. To enroll in a small business plan, please review the DC Health Link Small Business Enrollment Checklist here. Enrollment assistance will be available throughout the day. However, if you want to schedule a specific appointment time to meet with a trained and certified In-Person Assister or Insurance Broker, please register here. See you this Saturday!
Mary’s Center, a Federally Qualified Health Center with over 24 years of experience serving the DC metropolitan area, and Green Door, the second-largest community mental health service provider in the District of Columbia, are pleased to announce a unique partnership to improve access to long-term care for psychiatric patients in the District of Columbia.
Effective May 31, 2012, Mary’s Center will assume responsibility for the operation of Green Door’s psychiatric clinic in the Georgia Ave-Petworth neighborhood of Northwest DC. With this partnership, Mary’s Center aims to increase access to a full range of psychiatric services while continuing to provide the quality of care for which Green Door has been known since 1976. Together, Mary’s Center and Green Door will continue to proactively address the growing comprehensive healthcare needs of our community.
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