March 11, 2014 > Health Center enrollments increase
Health Center enrollments increase
Submitted By Tina Sanchez
In collaboration with Covered California,ª the Tri-City Health Center (TCHC) announced that from October 1, 2013 to February 8, 2014, an estimated 1,200 consumers in the Tri-City Area (Fremont, Union City, Newark) have enrolled in subsidized and unsubsidized Covered California health insurance plans.
Tri-City Health Center will be assisting families to enroll into Covered California at an enrollment event on Saturday March 15. Congressman Mike Honda will be in attendance in support of this effort. In addition, ten certified counselors who speak several languages; Spanish, Farsi and Mandarin, etc., will be available to provide assistance as needed. Appointments are strongly encouraged.
ÒWeÕre pleased by the enthusiastic response by Tri-City residents have shown in wanting quality and affordable health care to protect their families, however many more still need to enroll,Ó said Tri-City Health Center CEO Dr. Zettie Page. ÒWe serve a diverse population in Fremont, Newark and Union City and we want to assure every family can take advantage of this opportunity.Ó
Focusing in the Tri-City area, TCHC has also assisted in transitioning individuals into the Medi-Cal program from the stateÕs Low Income Health Program. Dr. Page pointed out that consumers can continue enrolling in Covered California plans through the open enrollment period that ends March 31, 2014. Medi-Cal enrollment is continuous throughout the year.
Covered California Enrollment
Saturday, Mar 15
1 p.m. Ð 5 p.m.
Tri-City Health Center
39500 Liberty St., Fremont