ACA Fact Sheet
Click on the ACA Fact Sheet to learn how to find information about the Affordable Care Act Insurance Marketplace.
For those patients that wish to change their insurance plans, open enrollment runs thru December 7th. For current Medicare Advantage Plan subscribers, there is another enrollment period beginning January 1 thru February 14 for those who wish to change their plan to regular Medicare.
Click here for a “tip sheet” from the Medicare website (www.medicare.gov) which provides more detail.
This Treasure Coast organization provides FREE and unbiased information and counseling to those currently on Medicare, those who will be eligible and those who act on behalf of beneficiaries. Patients who want information/counseling should call to make an appointment:
Elder Helpline 1-866-864-5885 – Contact for appointment with a Shine counselor
A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institute of Health.
A service of the National Health Information Center and the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.
Information from the American Academy of Family Physicians about common medical concerns and conditions that has been reviewed by physicians and patient education professionals at the American Academy of Family Physicians.
A site from the Medical College of Wisconsin with health information on many topics and includes news and features.
Provides credible health information, supportive community, and educational services by blending award-winning expertise in content, community services, expert commentary, and medical review.
The Everglades Area Health Education Center provides tobacco cessation and training services in ten Florida counties including Indian River and St. Lucie Counties. Phone: 877-819-2357.
Substance Abuse Treatment & Counseling Resources
FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONALS
HITECH Workforce Program
Indian River State College offers online program for training in Health Information Technology.
Indian River Medical Center
Sebastian River Medical Center