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County Officials to Discuss Provisions of Federal Health Care Reform

September 19, 2013

Two top managers from the Placer County Department of Health and Human Services will explain provisions of the federal Affordable Care Act during a community meeting to be held Sun., Sept. 22 in Auburn.

The program is scheduled to take place from 1 to 3 pm. in the Sierra Foothills Unitarian Universalist Church, 190 Finley St. The church is located across the street from Placer High School.

The program will be free and open to the general public. A light lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m.

The speakers from Health and Human Services will be Cheryl Davis, Director of Human Services, and Maureen Bauman, Director of the Adult System of Care and Medical Clinics. They will explain eligibility, coverage and enrollment provisions of federal health care reform and will be available to answer questions.

Printed materials also will be available to help explain provisions of the act and how they may affect residents.     

The Affordable Care Act takes effect Jan. 1, 2014, and open enrollment begins Oct. 1, 2013.

The Sept. 22 program is sponsored by the Sierra Foothills Unitarian Universalist Church and Placer People of Faith Together in partnership with the Health and Human Services Department.

For more information, contact Robert Archer by EMAIL, or at 530-305-3912.