Neighborhood Health Centers of the Lehigh Valley, the region’s Federally Qualified Health Center, will hold its annual free health insurance enrollment event to help Lehigh Valley residents find 2020 coverage under the Affordable Care Act. It will take place on Saturday, November 16 from 10 am – 4 pm on the lower level of the Allentown Public Library at 1210 W. Hamilton St.
Assistors will enroll attendees in marketplace health insurance plans with Capital BlueCross, Geisinger, Highmark Blue Shield and UPMC Health Plan, and will also be enrolling for Medicaid.
The following companies will have information tables at the event:
- Aetna Better Health
- AmeriHealth Caritas
- Capital BlueCross (CHIP)
- Gateway Health
- UPMC Health Plan
- Whitehall Pharmacy
It will also feature a free Health Fair with:
- diabetes education
- oral cancer screenings
- free flu vaccines provided by the Allentown Health Bureau
- blood pressure checks
- glucose checks
- information on smoking cessation
- other health education and information
Anyone who needs help registering for marketplace insurance plans but who cannot attend the event can contact NHCLV to schedule an appointment: 484-635-0330 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Based in Allentown, NHCLV was officially incorporated as a nonprofit organization in 2004 with a goal of meeting the needs for a coordinated system of primary care for the uninsured and underinsured residents of the Lehigh Valley. NHCLV operates community health centers in downtown Allentown, Southside Bethlehem, and West Ward Easton. All of their health centers are open to the general public and accept patients with or without health insurance. (NHCLV health centers are independent and not affiliated with any local health networks.) www.nhclv.org