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For Immediate Release: 7/29/2013
County Sponsors Series of Public Forums about Upcoming Health Care Reform Activities

Residents interested in learning more about the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) are invited to attend any one of a series of community forums sponsored by the Montgomery County Regional Service Centers and the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services that will be held in August and September.

The forums will address the impact of the ACA on residents ages 18 to 64 and will provide attendees the opportunity to learn more about the insurance coverage and potential assistance available through “Maryland Health Connection.”

The forums are scheduled for:

• Monday, August 19
7 to 8:30 p.m.
Silver Spring Civic Building
One Veterans Plaza
Silver Spring

• Wednesday, August 21
7 to 8:30 p.m.
East County Regional Center
3300 Briggs Chaney Road
Silver Spring

• Thursday, August 22
7 to 8:30 p.m.
Upcounty Regional Center
12900 Middlebrook Road

• Tuesday, September 3
7 to 8:30 p.m.
Mid-County Community Recreation Center
2004 Queensguard Road
Silver Spring

• Thursday, September 12
7 to 8:30 p.m.
Bethesda Chevy Chase Regional Center
4805 Edgemoor Lane

A brief presentation will be provided outlining the key components of the ACA, as well as how one can prepare for enrollment beginning October 1, 2013. A question-and-answer session will follow the presentation.

Registration is not required. 

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Release ID: 13-228
Media Contact: Mary Anderson 240-777-6534

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