Created on Monday, 23 February 2009 14:55

Contact: Collette DuValle, 317-373-2391

Free Health Insurance Information Offered at Area WorkOne Locations in March

Covering Kids and Families of Central Indiana will answer questions and enroll eligible children and adults needing health insurance at the east and west WorkOne locations during Cover the Uninsured Week, March 22-28.

Staff from the Covering Kids and Families program will be at the WorkOne location at 2525 North Shadeland Avenue March 24 from 8:30 a.m. thru 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Staff will be at the Work Force One location at 805 Beachway Drive on March 26 from 8:30 until 11:30 and from 1 p.m. to 3:30.

Individuals will be able to gain information on Hoosier Healthwise, Healthy Indiana Program and Health Advantage.

Those interested in enrolling should bring proof of address, proof of income, social security numbers, birth certificates for family members and a picture identification card.

Forty-six million Americans are uninsured. Nine million of them are children. More than eight out of 10 are in working families. Each year, Cover the Uninsured Week seeks to raise awareness about the need to cover America’s uninsured, amplify diverse voices, demonstrate support for change, and demand solutions from our nation’s leaders.

Those unable to attend of the WorkOne opportunities can call Covering Kids and Families at (317) 221-3178. Additional information is also available at and click on “Central Indiana.”

Covering Kids and Families is an organization committed to ensuring that all children and families eligible for Medicaid and the State’s Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) are enrolled.

Covering Kids & Families of Indiana is a partnership of more than five hundred organizations and individuals “Advocating Health Coverage for All.”