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November 9, 2015 Health and Fitness

Genesis Community Health Offers Assistance with Open Enrollment Through January 31, 2016

From: Genesis Community Health

Genesis Community Health, a non-profit health clinic dedicated to serving patients of all economic levels, is inviting residents to make appointments for assistance with securing coverage during Affordable Care Act’s Open Enrollment, which lasts through January 31, 2016.

 

Genesis staff will available to offer advice for navigating the insurance marketplace to ensure eligible patients are signed up to receive available healthcare coverage. Staff will also introduce clients to the comprehensive healthcare and dental services offered at Genesis, located at Bethesda Hospital East, 2815 S. Seacrest Blvd., Boynton Beach.

 

Open Enrollment started November 1, 2015. Genesis will be seeing clients by appointments only on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at its Bethesda location. Appointments can be made by calling 561-735-6553.

Every Tuesday from 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m., staff will be available at 2107 N. Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach, FL. Every Thursday from 9:30 a.m.-4 pm., staff will be available at Boynton Beach City Library, 208 S. Seacrest Blvd, Boynton Beach, FL 33435.

 

Also during National Diabetes Week, November 8-13, 2015, Genesis staff will offer free ADA risk assessments and education from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, November 12, 2015, at Palm Beach Outlets, 1751 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL 33401

 

Located on the campus of Bethesda Hospital East across from the Emergency Department, Genesis is an alternative resource for urgent care, as well as family care, routine check-ups, testing and examinations for under-insured patients or those with no insurance. Genesis also provides OB-GYN examinations, HIV/AIDS testing, chronic condition diagnosis and management, school- and sports-required exams, and dental care. HIV/AIDS testing can be conducted on a walk-in basis.

 

About Genesis Community Health:

Since opening its doors in 2010, Genesis Community Health has become the medical home for more than 3,000 patients from Boynton Beach and the surrounding area. Genesis relocated to Bethesda Hospital East, 2815 S. Seacrest Blvd., Boynton Beach, FL 33435 in May 2015.

 

Genesis is a Florida 501(c)3 non-profit organization created to promote and provide health care to people of all economic levels, with special sensitivity to the needs of economically disadvantaged people of diverse cultural backgrounds in and around Palm Beach County. Genesis Community Health is an access point of care for patients who traditionally do not have adequate access to the health care system. Genesis is currently funded through the US Department of Health and Human Services, Quantum Foundation and the Palm Healthcare Foundation. For more information, please call 561.735.6553 or visit www.gencomhealth.org.

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