With just days to go before New York’s health insurance exchange opens, residents can learn more about the Affordable Care Act at seminars scheduled in Greenburgh and Suffern.
The first is scheduled at 6:30 p.m., Sept. 26 at the Suffern Library. It will include a description of the health insurance exchange for individuals and small businesses, how to enroll, what health plan options are available and accessing available support and financial assistance
Speakers will include Alice Yaker, director of community outreach, New York State of Health, New York State Department of Health, Nancy Haggerty, Rockland Department of Health and Andrew Lehto of Hudson River HealthCare.
For more information, contact the Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee at 845-624-4601 or email Rose Gabriel-Leandre: firstname.lastname@example.org.
On Oct. 1 – the day the state’s health insurance exchange opens – Westchester for Change, a volunteer organization, is presenting a community forum entitled “The Affordable Care Act & You.”
It will be held at 7 p.m. at Greenburgh Town Hall, 177 Hillside Ave.
Presenters include Timothy Foley, political director for the Committee of Interns and Residents/SEIU and Pat Esposito, director of Westchester Seniors Speaking Out. The forum will be moderated by Elizabeth Saenger, co-organizer of Westchester for Change.
Admission is free. Register for the forum in advance at https://affordablecareactandyou.eventbrite.com to ensure seating. For more information, call Linda Grassia: (914) 707-1119.