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Event to take place at School of Medicine from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (GCSOM) will hold an Affordable Care Act (ACA) registration event on Saturday, Nov. 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the school’s Medical Sciences Building, 525 Pine Street in Scranton. Any community member in the greater Scranton area who desires assistance in securing health insurance for themselves and their families is invited to attend. Students will aid community members with navigating the ACA sign up forms and will assist people on insurance coverage options and purchasing.

This registration event is being held during the open enrollment period for those seeking healthcare coverage for 2020. After Dec. 15, only those who can claim a special “enrollment period life event” will be eligible to sign up for health insurance coverage for 2020. The open enrollment period is also the time to make any changes to existing coverage. The open enrollment period for a 2020 insurance plan through the Health Insurance Marketplace ends Dec. 25.

Attendees should bring their Social Security number or document information for immigrants with satisfactory status; employer and income information for everyone in the family; and federal tax information.    

The event will be at Geisinger Commonwealth’s Medical Sciences Building at 525 Pine Street in Scranton, on the fourth floor. Parking will be available on the street, as well as in school’s parking lots. The event is free and open to the public. Walk-ins are welcome.


About Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (Geisinger Commonwealth) is a member of the Geisinger family. Geisinger Commonwealth offers a community-based model of medical education with campuses in Atlantic City, Danville, Doylestown, Sayre, Scranton and Wilkes-Barre. Geisinger Commonwealth offers Doctor of Medicine (MD), Master of Biomedical Sciences (MBS) and Professional Science Master's (PSM) degrees. The school’s innovative curriculum, focused on caring for people in the context of their lives and their community, attracts the next generation of physicians and scientists from within its region, as well as from across the nation. The school also has more than 500 residents and fellows in 31 accredited residency programs and 23 accredited fellowships. Geisinger Commonwealth is committed to non-discrimination in all employment and educational opportunities. For more information, visit www.geisinger.edu/gcsom, or connect with us on FacebookInstagramLinkedIn and Twitter.

 

About Geisinger
Geisinger is committed to making better health easier for the more than 1.5 million consumers it serves. Founded more than 100 years ago by Abigail Geisinger, the system now includes 13 hospital campuses, a 600,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. With 32,000 employees and 1,800 employed physicians, Geisinger boosts its hometown economies in Pennsylvania and New Jersey by billions of dollars annually. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

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