Karen Wielert, a healthcare.gov insurance marketplace navigator for Iowa, is coming to Good News Bible Church at 845 Pepperwood Lane in Iowa City during our Friendship English Classes to help students and other immigrants prepare for upcoming health insurance enrollment period. People will be able to meet with Karen during class time to find a health insurance plan or to sign up for Medicaid if they qualify.
This event will take place on Wednesday, October 28th, from 9:45-11:30 am. Karen plans to make several visits to our English classes into the November-December enrollment period. 32 individuals and families met with her on Wednesday, Oct 14the in preparation for enrollment, and they found the sessions very helpful.
We are making translators available for French, Spanish, and Arabic to help with the process.
Update, November 2015: Karen Wielert will have to complete the enrollment process on Tuesdays at the Iowa City Free Medical Clinic at 2440 Towncrest Drive. Translators will be available. Ms. Wielert will be at the clinic for healthcare.gov enrollment on most Tuesdays in November and December from 9:00AM-3:00PM. Call first to be sure she is available on the day you want to go. The number is 319 337-4459.