The Maryland Health Connection Tour Bus Visits the Lower Eastern Shore

 
Snow Hill, Md. (October 21, 2013) – The Lower Shore Health Insurance Assistance Program is partnering with Maryland Health Connection to host mobile education and enrollment sessions in Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester counties October 24-26.
    
The goal of the Maryland Health Connection bus tour is to increase public awareness about the state insurance marketplace and the personal assistance available to help consumers with the application process locally. Consumers will be able to collect information, talk with certified staff, and apply for health insurance options.  
 
The dates and locations of the events are as follows:
 
·         Thursday Oct. 24- North Salisbury Walmart 1-5 p.m.
·         Friday Oct. 25- Somerset County District Court 1-5 p.m.
·         Saturday Oct. 26- Berlin Home Depot 1-5 p.m.

For more information about the Lower Shore Health Insurance Assistance Program please visit our website at
lowershorehealth.org or call the local helpline at 855-445-5540.
 
 
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