Press Release - Detail
Contact: Chanda Temple, Director of Public Relations
Birmingham Public Library
Phone: (205) 444-9279 (cell)
Free Workshops on the Affordable Healthcare Act to be Held At Birmingham Public Libraries in March
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – (March 5 , 2014) – Free workshops that explain the Affordable Healthcare Act will be held at various Birmingham Public Library locations in March. Trained officials with Birmingham HealthCare, a nonprofit health organization, will lead the sessions and be available to assist with enrollment. Those eligible to enroll may do so, for free, during the sessions.
Open enrollment will end March 31. Those without health insurance may incur a tax penalty when filing taxes in 2015, which is why officials encourage the public to attend the sessions to learn more about the law.
The sessions will be held on:
Monday, March 10 at 10 a.m., Five Points West Library, 4812 Ave. West
Monday, March 10, 10 a.m. at Smithfield Library, #1 Eighth Ave. West
Monday, March 10, 1 p.m., Avondale Library, 509 40th St. South
Tuesday, March 11, 10 a.m., Smithfield Library, #1 Eighth Ave. West
Tuesday, March 11, 4 p.m., North Avondale Library, 501 43rd St. North
Wednesday, March 12, 3 p.m., Springville Road Library, 1224 Old Springville Road
Monday, March 17, 10 a.m., North Birmingham Library, 2501 31st Ave. North
Wednesday, March 19, 9 a.m., Pratt City Library, 509 Dugan Ave.
For more information about the new law, please visit www.healthcare.gov. To contact a Birmingham Healthcare outreach specialist, call 205-439-7217.
*Coverage providers in Alabama are Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama and Humana Insurance.