WHAT: Individuals, families, small business owners, advocates and brokers are invited to participate in a “Healthy Chat” event hosted by the Access Health CT (the Exchange). The town hall-style event is free and open to the public. The events are an opportunity to ask questions and engage in a dialogue about the big changes that could benefit health insurance buyers. Access Health CT is a quasi-public agency chaired by Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman, and is a key component of the federal Affordable Care Act.
WHEN/WHERE: Meriden, Thursday, February 28, Four Points by Sheraton, 275 Research Parkway, Registration 5:00 p.m., Event 5:30-7:00 p.m.
WHO: Nancy Wyman, Lieutenant Governor
Kevin Counihan, the CEO of the Connecticut Health Insurance Exchange
Lynne Ide, Director of Advocacy, Universal Health Care Foundation of Connecticut
Dr. Keith Vom Eigen, Director of the Internal Medicine Clinic at the Burgdorf Health Center in Hartford and Assistant Professor of Medicine at UConn Health Center
Ben Barnes, Secretary, Connecticut Office of Policy and Management
Dr. Robert Scalettar, Former Chief Medical Officier, Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield; Member, Connecticut Health Insurance Exchange Board of Directors
Enrollment in Access Health CT will begin in October 2013.
Access Health CT will help reduce health care and premium costs and increase access to health care coverage for approximately 377,000 uninsured residents.
Information about the free events, including pre-registration details, is available on www.healthychatct.com.
Access Health CT will post Healthy Chat event updates and information to Twitter and people can follow the virtually on Twitter via the hashtag #HealthyChatCT.