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Oct 13, 2016

First Choice Health and Enrollment Fair Set For This Weekend


FIRST CHOICE HEALTH AND ENROLLMENT FAIR SET FOR THIS WEEKEND

Fair Will Include Health Screenings, Information and Free Flu Shots for Youth

 

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - First Choice Community Healthcare will hold its Annual Health and Enrollment Fair on October 15 at the Alameda Medical Center from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. In a continued effort to the community, First Choice will also have free flu vaccinations available for youth (6 months to 18 years) when registering at the event while supplies last. Visitors to the event will able to take part in free healthcare screenings as well as, individuals will be able to speak with staff about personal health needs.

 

Visitors that have questions about the federal penalty can visit with enrollment counselor’s to answer questions and help with enrollment information. The community will be also be allowed to schedule appointments for people seeking to enroll in the Health Insurance Exchange or Medicare. Enrollment for Medicare begins October 15 through December 7, 2016. Enrollment for the New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange, (NMHIX), begins November 1 through January 31, 2016. This event is also to schedule appointments for those seeking to enroll in Medicaid or Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP).

 

Alamosa Community Center is home to one of First Choice Community Healthcare Medical Centers that offers medical healthcare and behavioral health access to all people regardless of income or insurance status.  First Choice is dedicated to improving the health, life skills and well-being of all members of the communities we serve.  

 

Event Details:

Alamosa Community Center

6900 Gonzales Road SW, Albuquerque, NM 87121

October 15, 2016 - 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m

Our Patient-Centered Healthcare Home makes you feel welcomed and cared for by a team that:

  • Knows your health history and goals
  • Communicates effectively with you and with each other
  • Gives you appointments when you need them
  • Coordinates the complexity of labs, prescriptions, referrals and insurance

We go the extra mile to help our patients get help paying for their health care.

  • We assist with Medicaid applications
  • We help patients find insurance on the Marketplace
  • We enroll patients in special programs when they are eligible
  • We provide a discount for services based on family size and income

First Choice Community Healthcare is a 501 c3 non-profit, community-based health center system that provides access to quality, patient-centered, comprehensive health care to all people who need it -- regardless of ability to pay. We are a health center grantee under 42 USC 245b and a deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 USC 233 (g)-(n).

 

 


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