Free family fun festival to make it easy to enroll in health insurance before December deadlines.
The deadline for enrolling in 2018 marketplace coverage created by the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare) is at midnight Dec. 15. The Arizona Daily Star reports enrollment assisters at Saturday’s event can help you learn what options are available.
Organizers of the event include Tucson Medical Center, the Pima County Enrollnent Coalition and Girls on the Run.
The event, scheduled for 8 a.m. to noon, Dec. 2 at Kino Veterans Memorial Stadium, 2500 E. Ajo Way, will provide an opportunity for people to get information about health coverage and assistance with enrolling in Medicare, Medicaid/KidsCare (the Arizona Health Cost Care Containment System, or AHCCCS) and marketplace coverage. Walk-ins and appointments are welcome. Call 1-800-377-3536 or go to coveraz.org/connector (enter zip 85713)
Other activities at Saturday’s event include the Girls on the Run 5K (gotrtucson.org), the Tucson Medical Center BE Tucson Women’s 5K and open mile (azroadrunners.org), blood pressure checks, vision and dental information, help quitting smoking, plus an anti-bullying station and bouncy house for kids.