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From the Pulpit to the Pews: Preaching About New Health Law

Friday, December 6, 2013
Faith leaders seek to inform, inspire, and encourage parishioners to enroll on DC Health Link and get covered.

What/Who: 
DC faith leaders will continue their efforts to inform parishioners about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and encourage DC residents and small business owners to enroll in affordable        health plans on the District’s new online health insurance marketplace, DC Health Link. Certified DC Health Link Assisters and Insurance Brokers will be on-site to offer enrollment      assistance.

When/Where: 
Sunday, December 18, 2013, 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Place of Worship Service Time Ward Church Phone
Metropolitan AME Church
1518 M Street NW
8:00 am
11:00 am
2 (202) 331-1426
Union Temple Baptist Church
1225 W Street SE
8:00 am
11:00 am
8 (202) 678-8822
Allen Chapel AME
2498 Alabama Ave SE
8:00 am
11:00 am
8 (202) 889-3296
Greater First Baptist
2701 13th Street NW
11:00 am
1:00 pm (enrollment)
1 (202) 462-6127
St. Teresa of Avila
1401 V Street, SE
7:30 am Mass
9:30 am Mass
7 (202) 678-3709
New Bethel Baptist Church
1739 Ninth Street, NW
10:00 am 2 (202) 387-4869
First Baptist Church
712 Randolph Road, NW
11:00 am 4 (202) 723-4313
Good Success
Christian Church & Ministries
4401 Sherriff Road, NE
10:45 am 7  
Pennsylvania Avenue Baptist Church
3000 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
10:45 am 7 (202) 581-1500

Background: 
The new health law provides individuals, families, and small businesses in the District of Columbia with new options for quality, affordable health insurance. DC Health Link is the District’s online health insurance marketplace that allows visitors to shop,   compare, and buy coverage that fits their needs and budgets.

Eligible residents have until March 31, 2014, to enroll in a health insurance plan through DCHealthLink.com. Those who enroll before December 15, 2013, will have benefits effective January 1, 2014. Small businesses can enroll through DCHealthLink.com at any point.