Free Events November 1 & 2 to Help Palm Beach County Residents Find Health Insurance - Hosted by Palm Beach County Medical Society

Free Event to Explore Health Insurance Options - Sponsored by Palm Beach County Medical SocietyThe Palm Beach County Medical Society (PBCMS) has announced that, through its “Project Access,” it will host Free Events on November 1 and 2 to help residents of Palm Beach County, Florida find health insurance programs for which they may qualify.

The following press release was issued by PBCMS:

For Immediate Release

West Palm Beach, FL (October 28, 2013) – On Friday, November 1, from 2pm-5pm, and Saturday, November 2, from 9am to 1pm, Project Access is hosting another Project Reach Out, an event open to the public to help people find out if they qualify for a health insurance program.  People who attend Project Reach Out will find out if they are eligible for health care through Medicaid, Florida Kidcare, Health Insurance Marketplace, Health Care District of Palm Beach County programs including Coordinated Care Options 1 and 2, or Project Access.

The events are free and people do not need to pre-register, but patients must live in Palm Beach County.  Project Access and Project Reach Out are programs of Palm Beach County Medical Society Services.

The events will be held at 3540 Forest Hill Blvd., Suite 101, West Palm Beach, FL  33406.

Attendees must bring proof of residency in Palm Beach County including one of the following:  driver’s license; picture ID with local address; utility bill with your name on it; passport; or Social Security card (optional).

Attendees must bring proof of income including one of the following: 2012 Tax Return filed; detailed bank statements (3 most recent ones); last 8 weeks of paystubs; or unemployment benefits; or detailed letter from financial supporter (signed by them with their contact information).

Call 561-433-3940 or visit www.pbcms.org for more information.

About Project Access and Palm Beach County Medical Society Services:

Project Access is a physician led system of volunteer physician care, hospital care, diagnostic services, and medication assistance for the low-income uninsured residents of Palm Beach County.  Since Project Access began in 2005, our partners have made a difference in the lives of over 8,000 individuals, providing over $9.5 million of free care.

Palm Beach County Medical Society Services provides and coordinates continuing medical education for physicians and allied health professionals; informs and educates the public on health care issues; improves patients’ access to health care; collects and studies information on the health care delivery system; and recognizes groups and individuals who strive to improve the quality of health care in Palm Beach County.  For more information, call 561-433-3940 or visit www.pbcms.org.”

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For more information, contact:

Name: Nicola Chung
Phone: 561-433-3940 x26
Email: nicolac@pbcms.org

OR

Sherra Sewell
Marketing & Communications
Palm Beach County Medical Society
3540 Forest Hill Blvd., Ste. 101
West Palm Beach, FL  33406
561-386-4399 (cell)
561-433-2385 Fax
sherras@pbcms.org

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This Event Announcement is provided as a public service by HelpingYouCare®.

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