Botsford News Release
Farmington Hills, Mich. (July 18, 2014)---Will you be looking to sign up for health insurance under the provisions of the Affordable Care Act later this year? The ACA's health insurance marketplace is designed to have an annual open enrollment period. The next ACA marketplace open enrollment period will be from November 15, 2014, to February 15, 2015. Leading up to and during this open enrollment period, Botsford Hospital will host a series of monthly learning sessions to connect people with resources, support their health insurance literacy, and enable their meaningful use of the new health insurance coverage.
"With our upcoming series of monthly informational sessions in summer, fall, and winter, we're trying to be change agents for our communities," says Luke Meert, Botsford Health Care corporate director of accounts receivable. "At Botsford, we want to help people learn about their options under the Affordable Care Act, so they can make informed decisions about their health care coverage."
Helping You Prepare for Open Enrollment
* Wednesdays, 5:00-6:30 p.m.
* 2014: Aug. 20, Sept. 24, Oct. 22, Nov. 19, and Dec. 10
* 2015: Jan. 7
* Botsford Hospital, Zieger A&E Center, Classroom C
* Learn about the Affordable Care Act, the health insurance marketplace, and the State of Michigan's Healthy Michigan Program. Also learn how these programs affect Botsford Hospital, Botsford's insurance assistance programs, and Botsford's special insurance assistance programs for our patients with chronic illness.
* For more information, call 248-442-1633.
ABOUT BEAUMONT HEALTH
Beaumont Health is a not-for-profit organization formed by Beaumont Health System, Botsford Health Care and Oakwood Healthcare in 2014 to provide patients with the benefit of greater access to the highest quality, compassionate care, no matter where they live in southeast Michigan. The organization has budgeted net revenue of $4.1 billion and consists of eight hospitals with 3,337 beds, 168 outpatient sites, nearly 5000 physicians and 35,000 employees and about 3,500 volunteers. In 2014, the combined organizations had 175,675 inpatient admissions, 16,229 births and 492,148 emergency visits. Beaumont Health is the largest health system in Michigan for inpatient admissions and net patient revenue. For more information, visit beaumonthealth.org.
MEDIA CONTACT: Lynn C. Anderson, Director, Marketing & Public Relations or Beth Montalvo, Publications & Media Relations Coordinator
PHONE: (248) 442-7986
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