Sage Memorial Hospital is scheduled to host their second Affordable Care Act (ACA) health fair from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 29th, in the Wellness Gym located on campus in Ganado. The health fair is open to community members who need to enroll for health insurance, file a health coverage exemption, or who qualify for Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) or Medicaid/Medicare benefits.
The health fair is a joint and collaborative effort by Sage Memorial Hospital, and Indian Health Services (IHS). This is part of a Navajo Nation-wide effort by the Navajo Department of Health and IHS.
Community members who have not yet enrolled for health insurance or filed for exemption are strongly encouraged to attend.
Individuals enrolling for health insurance or filing for health coverage exemption will need to bring the following documents:
Certificate Degree of Indian Blood (CDIB), tribal identification or BIA Form
IHS eligibility letter—if unable to provide, bring CDIB, ID or BIA Form
Paystubs, W-2 or current Income
Current employer health insurance
Individuals applying for Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) or Medicaid will need to bring the following documents:
Photo identification card
United States Birth Certificate and/or Certificate Degree of Indian Blood
Social Security Card
Medicare Card, supplemental insurance cards, other health insurance cards if applicable
Marriage certificate, divorce papers, or death certificates for spouses if applicable
Veteran discharge document for applicant and/or spouse
Copies of all Guardianship or Power of Attorney documents
Residency verification showing county of residence
Documentation of the sources of all income including Social Security, interest, and/or royalties
Documentation of ALL financial resources
Copies of prior income tax returns
According to the Internal Revenue Service, provisions of the ACA regarding premium tax credits and individual shared responsibility will affect income taxes when 2014 tax returns are filed beginning next year. This includes possible payments, taxes or penalties being assessed on individual tax returns.
For more information, contact Cindy Nez with Sage Memorial Hospital at 928-755-4644.Leave a reply →