FREE EDUCATION FORUM from Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

2014 Health Education Forums

BUREAU OF PRIMARY CARE ACCESS AND PLANNING

CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS PROGRAM 

 

FREE EDUCATION FORUM

Location:

Gotham Center 42-09 28th Street Long Island City, NY 11101
Conference Room 14-31 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Teleconferencing is also available. Call for information.
Who should attend: parents, caregivers and providers

Reserve your seat! Space is limited. Refreshments will be served.

RSVP: Call 347-396-4600 or email ecurent1@health.nyc.gov

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

The Affordable Care Act:
New Health Insurance Benefits for Your Children and Family

Caroline Heindrichs
Executive Director, Office of Health Planning
Bureau of Primary Care Access and Planning
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

The Office of Health Planning is responsible for devising and implementing policy, program and research initiatives that help vulnerable populations obtain and maintain health insurance coverage and access primary and preventive health care services.

Discussion Topics

  • overview of the Affordable Care Act (ACA)
  • essential health benefits for children and families
  • changes to existing insurance coverage

·        navigating new insurance options

  • helpful online resources

Health Department Certified Application Counselors will be available to provide assistance and answer questions about low-cost health insurance options.


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