“Marketplace Party” Offers Free Enrollment Help, Flu Shots

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Manassas, Virginia, November 10, 2014 - The Greater Prince William Community Health Center will kick off its second annual “Marketplace Party” with Affordable Care Act open enrollment walk-in services on Saturday, November 15, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The all-day enrollment services are free and open to the public, held at the new Evergreen Health Center located at 9705 Liberia Avenue, Suite 201, Manassas, Virginia.

Certified Application Counselors (CAC) will be available to help individuals and families understand insurance eligibility requirements and to enroll in the plan of their choice. CACs can also explain IRS tax penalties for not enrolling and monthly insurance plan premiums. Bilingual (Spanish) CACs will also enroll and renew eligible individuals and families in Medicaid.

The day-long event will also feature education sessions, flu shots, Center tours and free lunch for the whole family. Free flu shots will be given to all individuals who complete the enrollment process. “We are working with our community partners across the state so that more residents realize the benefits of the Affordable Care Act, helping them to secure the peace of mind that comes with health care coverage for their families,” said Frank J. Principi, Executive Director of the Center. “We want more of our working families to have affordable access to quality care, keeping children in school and their parents at work.”

In addition to the Marketplace Party, the Health Center, a non-profit Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) with locations in Woodridge and Manassas, Va., will offer enrollment assistance by appointment throughout the open enrollment period, which runs Nov. 15, 2014 through Feb. 15, 2015. Last year, the Center assisted more than 7,000 individuals with health coverage during the first annual open enrollment period. The Center’s staff speaks English and Spanish and has access to translators in other languages.

More information about the Greater Prince William Community Health Center and online registration is available at gpwhealthcenter.org/getcovered/, or by emailing info@GPWHealthCenter.org. Marketplace Party updates are also posted to Facebook.com/GPWHealthCenter. To schedule a medical or dental appointment with one of the Center’s doctors, call 703.680.7950.

 

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The Greater Prince William Community Health Center is a non-profit, 501(c)3, providing affordable
access to integrated and coordinated primary, dental, behavioral, and OB-GYN health services for the
whole family under one roof. Ridgewood Health Center is located at 4379 Ridgewood Center Drive,
Woodbridge, and Evergreen Health Center at 9705 Liberia Avenue, Manassas. Medicare, Medicaid, and
private insurances gladly welcome. Appointments are available at 703.680.7950 and
Info@GPWHealthCenter.org.