Chattanooga, Tenn. – To increase awareness and encourage enrollment for the Affordable Care Act, an informational session and kick off event will be held at Erlanger’s Southside Community Health Center on Tuesday, October 1 from 12:30 until1:30 p.m.
October 1 is the official date to begin enrolling for health care insurance effective January 1 under the Affordable Care Act.
Tuesday’s event is designed to facilitate efforts and educate the public about the new health care law. Topics include what the new law means to the individual, what resources are available to navigate through the process and how to enroll in an insurance plan. The event will feature several guest speakers from the Chattanooga and Hamilton County Medical Society, Hamilton County Health Department, Erlanger Health System and its affiliated Dodson Avenue and Southside Community Health Centers.
Southside Community Health Center is located at 100 E. 37th Street. The session is free and registration is not required.