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Fulton County Cooperative Extension to help residents navigate health insurance options
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Fulton County Cooperative Extension to help residents navigate health insurance options

ATLANTA -- Fulton County Cooperative Extension will offer Affordable Care Act information sessions to assist residents, small businesses and their employees through the new Healthcare Marketplace.

Interested parties are encouraged to register for a free information session that will be led by a University of Georgia (UGA) health navigator assigned to Fulton County to assist with helping individuals and small businesses complete eligibility and enrollment forms during. Residents should call (404) 332-2400 to register for a session.

Health Navigator, housed under UGA Cooperative Extension, are able to help residents decide on the best health insurance to meet their needs and will help them apply—either electronically or by paper—to establish eligibility, enroll in coverage and potentially qualify for an insurance affordability program.

“Cooperative Extension provides unbiased information to help residents learn ways to improve their lives,” stated Menia Chester, Director for Fulton county Cooperative Extension. “The Healthcare Marketplace is just one of the many venues in which we can offer our expertise to help residents through the enrollment process.”

Information sessions will be held:

 

October 23rd:    10:00a - 12:00p          North Fulton Service Center

                                                            Cooperative Extension Education Trailer

                                                            (Back, lower parking lot near the community garden)

                                                            7741 Roswell Rd, Sandy Springs GA 30350

 

                        6:00p - 8:00p               Johns Creek Environmental Center

                                                            8100 Holcomb Bridge Rd, Alpharetta GA 30022

 

October 24th:    10:00a - 12:00p          Healing Community Center

                                                            2600 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., SW, Atlanta, GA 30311

 

                        6:00p - 8:00p                Camp-Fulton Truitt Educational Center

                                                            4300 Herschel Rd., College Park GA 30337

 

October 25th:    10:00a - 12:00p          Cooperative Extension Office (in the central library)

                                                            1 Margaret Mitchell Square, Suite 109, Atlanta GA 30303

 

The Health Navigator program is being overseen by faculty in the the college and UGA Extension and supported by eight faculty members in the college’s various departments. For more information on the Health Navigator program, including the health insurance marketplaces for individuals and families as well as small business owners, see www.uganavigators.org. For more information about Fulton County Cooperative Extension, call 404-332-2400.

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