UAMC to host event to discuss Affordable Care Act - Tucson News Now

UAMC to host event to discuss Affordable Care Act

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

March 1 is the next deadline to sign up for the Affordable Care Act and U of A students will get the chance to learn more about it.

This morning students will get a chance to learn more about the ACA, thanks to the University of Arizona College of Public Health and its Diversity Celebration.  All of the presentations and events will be taking place later this morning at UAMC. 

Dr. Betsy Thompson will be the special guest and keynote speaker.  Dr. Thompson is the Chief Medical Officer for the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid services for region nine. 

She will be on hand to talk about options for individuals and families in the Health Insurance Marketplace – like eligibility requirements, potential cost and how to enroll.

There will also be two navigators from the Pima County Access Program, who will assist visitors with sign up and figuring out their options for the ACA. 

Events are scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m. and should run until 2 p.m. 

This event is not limited to students however, community members are also welcome to the event to bring any questions they might have.

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