Category Archives: Community Meetings

Medicare Basics Workshop – at Champaign Public Library

September 13, 2022

Champaign County Health Care Consumers (CCHCC) knows how confusing it can be when you are ready to start receiving your Medicare health insurance benefit at age 65.
That is why CCHCC is teaming up with the Champaign Public Library and CRIS Healthy Aging to present a workshop on Medicare Basics.
If you are going to be new to Medicare, this workshop will be very helpful. Also, if you already have Medicare and preparing for Medicare Open Enrollment – which begins on October 15 – so that you can choose or evaluate a Part D plan, or you are considering a Medicare Advantage Plan, this workshop will also be helpful to you.
Please see below for the details about tomorrow’s Medicare Workshop.
WHAT:           Medicare Basics Workshop
WHEN:          Wednesday, September 14, 2022, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
WHERE:        Champaign Public Library, Robeson Pavilion Room A & B
                        200 W. Green Street, Champaign, IL 61820

DETAILS: Join us, grab a cup of coffee, and learn the basics of Medicare!
Adani Sanchez, Client Services Coordinator for Champaign County Health Care Consumers, will share information on basics of Medicare, and Medicare’s Open Enrollment, October 15 –December 7. Representatives from CRIS Healthy Aging Center will also be available to share resources on how to navigate through Medicare and more. 
Need one-on-one Medicare assistance? Adani will also be available to answer your questions. Register for an appointment through the link below or call the library at 217-403-2070 for assistance. 

Sign up for Medicare Help
Parking is free, and the Library is accessible.
We hope you will join us!

ACA Open Enrollment Community Meeting

Open Enrollment for health insurance available on the Marketplace ( starts today, November 1, 2019!

Do you, or someone you know, need help signing up for health insurance? Do you know if you qualify for financial help with your health insurance?

Everyday people need help signing up for health insurance – whether it be Medicaid, or ACA Marketplace plans. Champaign County Health Care Consumers (CCHCC) is here to help!

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CCHCC has Medicare Open Enrollment resources!

The Medicare Open Enrollment period for Medicare Advantage and Part D prescription drug plans has begun! Medicare Open Enrollment is from October 15 through December 7, 2019 for 2020 coverage.

Do you, or someone you know, need help with Medicare Open Enrollment, signing up for Medicare, or getting financial assistance to make Medicare affordable?

Many people find Medicare confusing. Champaign County Health Care Consumers (CCHCC) is here to help! Check out our resources below, and/or contact us to schedule an appointment to get help (our services are free): call 217-352-6533 and ask to schedule an appointment, or email us at

Continue for resource links and more.

Open Enrollment Pop-up Town Hall w/ Sen. Bennett and Rep. Ammons

Monday 11/26/2018 at 5:30 p.m.!

If you still have questions or need information about getting or renewing health insurance through the ACA Marketplace during this Open Enrollment period, join us at Monday’s special Pop-up Open Enrollment for Health Care Town Hall meeting!

Sen. Scott Bennett and Rep. Carol Ammons are partnering with the Illinois Department of Insurance and CCHCC to host this informational town hall meeting.

About ACA Marketplace Open Enrollment:
Open Enrollment for ACA Marketplace plans ends on December 15, and the website is “closed” on Sundays for “maintenance”, per the Trump Administration. So, there are only 18 more days for Open Enrollment.

Here are the details for Monday’s Open Enrollment Town Hall meeting:

WHAT:  Town Hall Meeting on Open Enrollment for ACA Marketplace Plans (

WHEN:  Monday, November 26, 2018 at 5:30 p.m.

WHERE: Illinois Terminal Building, CityView Banquet & Meeting Center on the 4th Floor – 45 E. University Avenue, Champaign

WHO:  State Senator Scott Bennett, State Representative Carol Ammons, the Illinois Department of Insurance, and Champaign County Health Care Consumers (CCHCC)

For more information, please contact Senator Bennett’s district office at 217-355-5252 or visit