Media Contact: Brittany McCraw
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 6, 2022
KNOXVILLE, Tenn.- Cherokee Health Systems’ (CHS) Enrollment Team is kicking off Open Enrollment for 2023 by hosting an event to encourage health insurance enrollment within the community. Open Enrollment officially starts on Tuesday, November 1, 2022. During this period, people can enroll in a health insurance plan or make changes to their current plan. CHS’ Open Enrollment for Affordable Healthcare event will take place on Saturday, November 5, 2022, at CHS’ Center City Health Center. At the public event, CHS staff will be available to sign people up on the spot for an affordable health insurance plan.
“Health insurance makes services more accessible and reduces medical costs. Our team understands that enrolling in a health insurance plan can be overwhelming for some people. That’s we are here to help people navigate this process and find an insurance plan that will protect their family,” said Katya Macias, CHS’ director of enrollment.
Walk-ins will be accepted at the event. Attendees are not required to bring anything with them to the event. Our insurance navigators ask that attendees come knowing their social security number, how many people are in their family and their annual household income. Please call 866-672-1979 with any questions you may have about this event.
What: Open Enrollment for Affordable Healthcare event
When: Saturday, November 5, 2022
Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Where: Cherokee Health Systems’ Center City Health Center (2018 Western Ave. Knoxville, TN 37921)
*Media please confirm your attendance
*Event is open to the public
About Cherokee Health Systems Since 1960, CHS has been committed to ensuring Tennesseans have access to effective, high-quality care. CHS is a Federally Qualified Health Center that serves about 70,000 people annually. We offer a wide array of comprehensive health services, including primary care, behavioral health, dental, optometry and pharmacy. All of our services are available to children, adults, and seniors on an ability to pay basis. CHS is a TennCare (Medicaid) and Medicare provider. In addition, CHS accepts commercial insurance for payment.