HealthConnectNow! Enrollment Event to Be Held at Wicomico Youth and Civic Center on Saturday, March 8, 2014

 
Salisbury, Md. (February 20, 2014)  - HealthConnectNow! Enrollment Event to Be Held at Wicomico Youth and Civic Center on Saturday, March 8, 2014.  

Who: Lower Shore Health Insurance Assistance Program
 
What: The Lower Shore Health Insurance Assistance Programis hosting HealthConnectNow!, a local health fair to enroll uninsured Marylanders in quality, affordable health coverage prior to the March 31 deadline for open enrollment.

Where:
Wicomico Youth and Civic Center
                500 Glen Avenue, Salisbury, MD 21804
 
When: Saturday, March 8th from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
 
Details:  HealthConnectNow! is a local health fair featuring free health screenings, information on healthy cooking and fitness, and entertainment. Certified representatives of the Lower Shore Health Insurance Assistance Program, along with insurance carriers and brokers, will be on hand to answer questions and help attendees enroll in a health plan.

Those enrolling in health coverage should bring Social Security numbers, employer and income information for everyone in their household, policy numbers for any current health insurance, and information about any job-related insurance available to anyone in the family.

For more information, visit www.lowershorehealth.orgor call 855-445-5540.To enroll in health coverage, go to MarylandHealthConnection.gov or call 1-855-642-8572 / 1-855-642-8573 TTY.
 
 
 

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