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IU Health Plans Health Insurance Events

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Indiana University Health has scheduled several informational sessions in northern Indiana involving the Affordable Care Act and the Health Insurance Marketplace. The events will take place through the end of next month at IU Health La Porte and Starke hospitals.

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February 10, 2014

News Release

LA PORTE, Ind. - Indiana University Health La Porte Hospital, will host free community events to discuss the impact of the Affordable Care Act and the Health Insurance Marketplace on Hoosiers. As you probably have heard, you may be eligible to buy affordable insurance on the new Health Insurance Marketplace, sometimes called the Health Insurance Exchange. In 2014, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires you to have health insurance. The law also provides financial assistance to those who qualify based on family size and income. For example, an individual earning up to $45,900 a year, or a family of four earning
up to $94,200 a year, will qualify for a reduction to their monthly premiums, or a tax credit at the end of the year. Once you apply at the Marketplace, you will find out the exact price of the plans available to you and how much your tax credit will be worth.

We're here to help you learn about the law and what options are available to you and your family. If you have questions about the new Health Insurance Marketplace plan to attend anytime during the times listed below.

IU Health La Porte Hospital in the Auditorium (lower level), 1007 Lincolnway:

-Tuesday, Feb. 11 from 2 pm to 4 pm
-Tuesday, Feb. 25 from 1 pm to 8 pm
-Saturday, March 1 from 8 am to noon
-Monday, March 3 from 2 pm to 4 pm
-Tuesday, March 4 from 2 pm to 4 pm
-Wednesday, March 5 from 9 am to 11 am
-Wednesday, March 5 from 4 pm to 8 pm
-Wednesday, March 8 from 8 am to noon
-Wednesday, March 12 from 10 am to noon
-Thursday, March 13 from 2 pm to 4 pm
-Tuesday, March 18 from 2 pm to 4 pm

IU Health Services at LifeWorks, 3777 Frontage Road, Michigan City:

-Saturday, Feb. 15 from 8 am to 11 am
-Thursday, Feb. 27 from 3 pm to 6 pm
-Thursday, March 20 from 1 pm to 3 pm

IU Health Starke Hospital in the conference room, 102 E. Culver Road:

-Wednesday, Feb. 12 from 1 pm to 3 pm
-Monday, Feb. 17 from 1 pm to 3 pm
-Wednesday, Feb. 19 from 4:30 pm to 7 pm
-Saturday, Feb. 22 from 8 am to noon
-Monday, Feb. 24 from 1 pm to 3 pm
-Thursday, March 6 from 1 pm to 3 pm
-Tuesday, March 11 from 1 pm to 3 pm
-Tuesday, March 18 from 10 am to noon
-Thursday, March 27 from 1 pm to 3 pm

Hundreds of thousands of Hoosiers are eligible for health insurance. IU Health La Porte Hospital hopes these educational events will help local residents sort through the changes.
IU Health Healthcare Exchange Navigators will be available to answer any questions you may have or assist with signing you up . All presentations take place in Central time. RSVP not required to attend. Find out more at iuhealth.org/covered, or call 855.400.2045.

Indiana University Health La Porte Hospital, a part of Indiana University Health, has provided leading care to La Porte and the surrounding community for more than 100 years. IU Health La Porte Hospital received an Excellence in Patient Care award for exemplary "doctor communication" from outcomes firm Studer Group® as well as designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology in 2012. IU Health La Porte Hospital was recognized as "Best in class" in a national survey of diversity practices in 2012 as well as received Magnet re-designation. In addition, the stroke program earned the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission for Primary Stroke Centers. To learn more about IU Health La Porte Hospital, visit iuhealth.org/laporte.

Named among the "Best Hospitals in America" by U.S.News & World Report for 16 consecutive years, Indiana University Health is dedicated to providing a unified standard of preeminent patient-centered care. A unique partnership with Indiana University School of Medicine - one of the nation's leading medical schools - gives our highly skilled physicians access to innovative treatments using the latest research and technology. Discover the strength at iuhealth.org.

Source: Indiana University Health La Porte And Starke Hospitals

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