Find Out How to Get, Keep, Use Health Insurance in CT at ‘Healthy Chat’ Event Thursday, Oct 4

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Access Health CT (AHCT) is holding a series of upcoming community-based educational discussions, known as “Healthy Chats” across the state, including one on Thursday, Oct. 4 in Stamford.

— an announcement from Access Health CT

The purpose of these discussions is to help Connecticut residents become informed about the best ways to get, keep and use health insurance coverage prior to open enrollment that begins November 1 and ends Dec. 15, 2018.

If You’re Going …

  • The Stamford event will take place from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Government Center Cafeteria, located at 888 Washington Blvd. Registration will open and refreshments will be served from 5:30 to 6 p.m.
  • Participants are encouraged to register online, ahead of the session, but can register on arrival.
  • Access Health CT has also arranged for a discount with the ride sharing service, Lyft. To reserve a spot for the event and/or obtain the discount code for Lyft transportation, visit

Access Health CT (AHCT), Connecticut’s official health insurance marketplace established in 2011, supports health reform efforts at the state and national level.

“At Access Health CT our main goal is to reduce the uninsured rate in Connecticut,” said Chief Executive Officer, James Michel.

“We do this by helping Connecticut residents understand their options for healthcare coverage and connecting them with plans that meet their unique needs. The Healthy Chat events help us meet people on a community level, enabling them to be more informed as we head into open enrollment.”

AHCT provides Connecticut residents with resources for better health, and an enhanced and more coordinated healthcare experience, which results in healthier people, healthier communities and a healthier Connecticut.

AHCT’s mission is to increase the number of insured residents in Connecticut, promote health, lower costs, and eliminate health disparities. Connecticut residents and small business owners can compare and enroll in healthcare coverage and apply for tax credits for individuals through AHCT.

AHCT (or the Marketplace) also partners with the Dept. of Social Services for eligibility and enrollment with state Medicaid Insurance and Children’s Health Insurance Programs.

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“Connecticut residents have an important decision to make every year about their healthcare coverage, said Andrea Ravitz, Access Health CT director of marketing.

“By connecting with people in their communities, we create an opportunity for smaller discussions that make this important insurance decision more approachable.”

If You Miss the Stamford Healthy Chat …

Here are the next nearest in the state (from this list):

New Haven Healthy Chat
Thursday, Oct. 25
6 to 7:30 p.m.
Ives Main Library – Community Room
133 Elm Street, New Haven, CT 06510

Danbury Healthy Chat
Tuesday, Oct. 30
6 to 7:30pm
Rogers Park Middle School Auditorium
21 Memorial Dr, Danbury, CT 06810

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