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Community Health Advocate and Facilitated Enrollment Specialist - From Southern Adirondack Independent Living Center. Please come and learn how to navigate the current health care environment! This is a meet and greet - Information Seminar for Community, Residents and Staff.
Community Health Advocates (CHA's) - Health Insurance information and Assistance. CHA's assist consumers by providing information on what public health insurance programs exist, what they cover and who is eligible to apply. They assist consumers to access health care and this prevents untreated health conditions, medical debts and gaps in insurance coverage. They provide post enrollment support to individuals and small businesses regarding health insurance concerns and they also provide assistance with applications for Medicaid and solve problems with current plan providers and mediation.
Facilitated Enrollment Specialist for aged, blind and disabled assist consumers by providing assistance to individuals:
* Working with disability
* Over 65
* Having long term care needs
* In a spend-down situation or need assistance with trusts
These two events will coincide at most Centers' facilities in the Adirondacks and Capital region.
Community members, residents and staff will benefit from the event.
Light refreshments will be served.