Pasadena Chamber Partners with LAAHU and PCC-SBDC to Present Covered California and MediCal Enrollment Fair at Pasadena City College
Unique event is hosted in Jack Scott Multipurpose Room at PCC Community Education Center
The Pasadena Chamber of Commerce and the Los Angeles Association of Health Underwriters (LAAHU) are hosting an Affordable Care Act Enrollment Fair on Tuesday, March 11, 2014, from 1pm to 6pm in the Jack Scott Multipurpose Room at the Pasadena City College Community Education Center at 3035 East Foothill Boulevard in Pasadena. Insurance professionals from the Pasadena Chamber and LAAHU will be on hand to assist the public in enrolling for health insurance through Covered California. The Community Health Alliance of Pasadena (CHAP) will be on hand to assist those wanting to sign up for Medi-Cal.
The event is provided free of charge as a program of LAAHU, the Pasadena Chamber and CHAP. The Pasadena City College Small Business Development Center is hosting the event as a service to the community.
Deadline for enrollment in an approved health insurance plan under the Affordable Care Act is March 31, 2014. Those who do not have insurance by that deadline may be subject to financial penalties.
Download the flyer here: ACA Enrollment Fair 2014.pdf
Those wishing to discuss health insurance needs and sign up under the Affordable Care Act or Medi-Cal are welcome to drop in between 1pm and 5:30pm. There is no cost to attend and no cost for consultations, advice or assistance in signing up for health insurance under Covered California or MediCal. Parking is available in the student lots at the Community Education Center for $2. The venue is easily accessible by public transit, as well.
Spanish speakers will be available to assist the public, as well.
Those who would like to enroll at the event will need to have
- Proof of California Residency – California ID or Driver’s License, utility bill, etc.
- Proof of Citizenship/Legal Status – Social Security Card, Certificate of Naturalization, Work Permit, Student Visa, etc.
- Anyone who would like to apply for a subsidy must provide proof of income.
Individual insurance experts, certified by Covered California, will be on hand to talk confidentially with individuals about coverage and insurance costs and Covered California enrollment. CHAP will also be able to assist with enrollment under Medi-Cal.
“The Covered California Enrollment Fair is an opportunity for the public to sit down with an insurance expert to ask questions, find out about coverage and the cost and actually sign up,” said Diedre “Dede” Kennedy-Simington, LPRT, CHRS, Vice President of Polenzani Benefits and Insurance Services, LLC. “With the deadline for coverage looming, we hope to make the enrollment process as simple and accessible as possible.”
The unique event is being hosted by Pasadena City College and the Pasadena City College Small Business Development Center. It is sponsored by the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce and the Los Angeles Association of Health Underwriters. The Community Health Alliance of Pasadena is providing expert advice and assistance for those wanting to enroll in MediCal.
The Pasadena Chamber of Commerce is pleased to partner with the LAAHU and CHAP to assist people in signing up for health insurance under Covered California and Medi-Cal. “We are very grateful that LAAHU, CHAP and our professional insurance provider members are donating their time to assist people in signing up for health insurance coverage.”