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HCA Awarded Grant to Assist Residents with Health Insurance Enrollment

Mon, Jul 29th 2019 12:00 pm

Healthy Community Alliance, Inc. was recently awarded a grant from NYS Department of Health to assist Cattaraugus and Chautauqua County residents with accessing health insurance in the NY State of Health Marketplace. Healthy Community Alliance had been the NY State of Health Navigator Agency for Cattaraugus County for the past five years and has now been awarded renewed funding to expand its services to include Chautauqua County.

The grant funds Navigators who can help individuals and families enroll in health insurance, including Child Health Plus, Medicaid, and Qualified Health Plans. Healthy Community Alliance offers free in person assistance in filling out the online application. Individuals and families could qualify for free coverage or reduced premiums.

Health Insurance Navigators are already scheduling free appointments at our Gowanda, Olean and Jamestown locations as well as multiple other locations across Cattaraugus and Chautauqua Counties. If you or someone you know is in need of health insurance, please call (716) 532-1010 to schedule a free appointment today.

The Healthy Community Alliance’s mission is to improve quality of life in rural communities through broad-based, inclusive partnerships that support wellness and prevention. We are a Navigator agency for the NY State of Health, the health insurance marketplace established to help New Yorkers obtain affordable health insurance. For more information and to schedule free appointments, call the Healthy Community Alliance office, (716) 532-1010.