Mt. Vernon Register-News


October 10, 2013

Crossroads educates public on new health care law

Many questions surface at informational meeting

MT. VERNON -- — Crossroads Community Hospital held a special informational meeting Thursday to help educate the public about the Affordable Care Act and its many provisions.

About 10 people attended the session, which took place in the hospital's conference room. Topics covered included: subsidy elligibility requirements, how the health care marketplaces work, levels of coverage offered, Medicaid expansion, and many others.

At the end of the meeting, those in attendance had the chance to sign up for an appointment with a Crossroads Elligibility Screening Services representative to help them comply with the new law.

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