Category Archives: Community Meetings

ACA Open Enrollment Community Meeting

Champaign County Health Care Consumers presents:

ACA Open Enrollment Community Meeting

Monday, October 15, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at the Champaign Public Library

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!

The ACA Marketplace Open Enrollment is only 45 days long! Open Enrollment for the Marketplace is from November 1, 2018 to December 15, 2018 for 2019 coverage. So, it is time to get ready!

CCHCC’s federally-certified staff are the most experienced enrollment counselors in our community. At our upcoming ACA Open Enrollment Community Meeting, we will provide information and help answer questions. Please plan to attend!

WHAT:  ACA Open Enrollment Community Meeting

WHEN: Monday, October 15, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.

WHERE: Champaign Public Library – 200 W. Green Street, Champaign

MISC.: Free parking • Near CU-MTD bus lines • Wheelchair Accessible • Refreshments

Join us at the Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment Community Meeting to find out what you need to know for you and your family. We will discuss:

  • Types of health insurance offered through the Health Insurance Marketplace (also known as the Affordable Care Act/ACA/”Obamacare”/healthcare.gov);
  • Financial assistance available to make health insurance more affordable;
  • Exemptions from the Individual Responsibility Requirement (“the mandate”) and how to apply; and
  • How you can get ready for the ACA Marketplace Open Enrollment.

This Community Meeting is presented by Champaign County Health Care Consumers (CCHCC), and co-sponsored by: Barham Benefit Group, Carle, Christie Clinic, OSF Heart of Mary Medical Center, Health Alliance Medical Plans, Cunningham Township, and Promise Healthcare.

Save these dates, and get your new CCHCC t-shirts!!

Champaign County Health Care Consumers is excited to announce two upcoming meetings in October to help get our community ready for Open Enrollment for the ACA Marketplace and for Medicare – read below to learn more, and save these dates!

We are also excited to announce that new CCHCC t-shirts are available for purchase (proceeds help support our Rx Fund), and we have new colors and styles! Read at the bottom of this message to check out our new t-shirts.

Read more.

Medicare news for you! And save the date Thursday, October 25, 2018

If you have Medicare, or care for someone who has Medicare, we have important news for you!

Please read below to learn more about the new Medicare Cards, and also to save the date for CCHCC’s upcoming Medicare Open Enrollment Community Meeting.

Keep an eye out for your new Medicare card, and learn what to do once you get it!

Read more.

State Legislative Candidate Forum on Seniors’ Issues – July 26 – please RSVP!

July 18, 2018

Champaign County Health Care Consumers (CCHCC) is joining with the Illinois Alliance for Retired Americans and Caring Across Generations to sponsor a Legislative Candidate Forum focusing on issues affecting seniors in Champaign County.

The Forum will be held on Thursday, July 26 at 6 p.m. at the Urbana Civic Center.

For more information and to RSVP.