Cultural Dialogue Series by CCC to Focus on Affordable Care Act on Jan. 12, 2014

Malden, Mass., Jan. 2, 2014, — The Chinese Culture Connection (CCC) is proud to announce the next program in the East Meets West Cultural Dialogue series: “Affordable Care Presented by a Federal Government Employee,” Maureen Kerrigan, on Sunday, January 12, from 2:00-4:00pm at Malden YMCA, located at 125 Mountain Avenue.

This FREE informational session will be presented in English by Maureen Kerrigan and will be translated into Mandarin Chinese. This presentation will cover an overview of the Affordable Care Act and the new Health Insurance Marketplace, as well as more detailed information on the health insurance plans offered and more.

This is a great opportunity for everyone in the community to learn more about the new Health Care law and insurance options- both in English & Chinese!

This presentation will include:
• What’s covered under every plan- Essential Health Benefits
• Eligibility and Requirements
• Enrollment Periods
• Cancelled policies- how to get help
• Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP)
• How to use the Marketplace & how to get help applying
• And more!

Following the presentation will be a Question & Answer session. Confused by the new health care law? Want to learn more about how and when to apply for insurance? All questions will be answered here! Refreshments will be served. Please RSVP to Ben Chang
at [email protected] or 781-321-6316.

December’s East Meets West Cultural Dialogue Series covered “Making Your Home Energy Efficient This Winter” presented by the Asian Community Development Corporation (ACDC). This presentation included informational tips on how to make your home more energy efficient, saving energy & money as we enter the winter months.

Attendees received free energy efficient light bulbs, prizes, information on how to receive 75% off energy efficient home renovations, and a free home energy efficiency assessment!

Making your home energy efficient helps save energy, keeping the heat inside your home this winter and saving money in the long run. Each East Meets West Cultural Dialogue program is designed to provide immigrants and the Asian community with the resources they need to better understand the community they live in and maximize their success.

CCC is supported, in part by the Massachusetts Cultural Council and the City of Malden, and friends like you. This program is in collaboration with Cambridge Health Alliance and supported by Adelaide Breed Bayrd Foundation. For more information about the Chinese
Culture Connection’s programs, please contact 781-321-6316 or Email [email protected].