Posts from — April 2015

CHC plans April 27 rally to celebrate Full Medicaid Expansion!

April 24, 2015   Comments Off on CHC plans April 27 rally to celebrate Full Medicaid Expansion!

Meet us at the clock in Market Square for a lunchtime celebration on the day that Full Medicaid Expansion begins in PA. We’ll share the tale of MA Expansion with it’s happy ending!April 27 Health Care Story Day

CHC’s April 2015 Newsletter!

April 21, 2015   Comments Off on CHC’s April 2015 Newsletter!

Anitra Lyles, CHC's Health Care Navigator working in the county jail

Anitra Lyles, CHC’s Health Care Navigator working in Allegheny County Jail.

 

Read Consumer Health Coalition’s April 2015 Newsletter!

In this newsletter, you can read about:

  • PA’s transition from Healthy PA to full Medicaid Expansion
  • CHC’s innovative project at the Allegheny County Jail
  • Our partnership with Northern Area Multi-Service Center to aid refugees with health coverage
  • Our call for interns and volunteers during summer 2015 and the 2015-2016 school year
  • Upcoming events where you can find us!

April 2015 Newsletter

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Photo project aims to raise awareness about people with disabilities

April 13, 2015   Comments Off on Photo project aims to raise awareness about people with disabilities

Washington Photo Voice

 

Read about the Washington County Photo Voice project We Belong headed by CHC’s Rev. Sally Jo Snyder in the Observer-Reporter.

“The photos are incredible in their range and heart about what it means to belong to community and how we can build a community where we each belong,” Synder said. “Photo voice is a grassroots effort used by people marginalized and often isolated.”

Read the entire story here: http://www.observer-reporter.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20150413/NEWS01/150419814

Consumer Health Coalition helps people enroll in insurance programs

April 6, 2015   Comments Off on Consumer Health Coalition helps people enroll in insurance programs

From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:

Consumers have one last chance to obtain health care coverage for 2015 to avoid the fee when filing taxes in 2016. A special enrollment period began Sunday, March 15, and it will run until Thursday, April 30.

Although this is the last opportunity to enroll in health care coverage for 2015 for people who are eligible to enroll in a marketplace plan, it’s important for those who are uninsured and may qualify for medical assistance to know that they can get coverage at any time of the year. This includes uninsured children.

The Consumer Health Coalition works year-round to educate and provide free enrollment assistance to the uninsured to get them covered through the most appropriate health care coverage program, whether it is medical assistance, the health insurance marketplace or the Children’s Health Insurance Program.

Read the full Letter to the Editor from our Executive Director Jason Snyder here: http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/letters/2015/04/06/Consumer-Health-Coalition-helps-people-enroll-in-insurance-programs/stories/201504060031

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