Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition

Immigrant Access to Health Care Under the Affordable Care Act

Date: Jan 1 1970, 12:00 am

PICC is offering a comprehensive training on how to identify and determine eligibility for health care services under the Affordable Care Act and how to apply for key health care programs.

This training is intended for community workers and educators, health navigators, advocates, case managers, social service and health care providers, and anyone who assists immigrants with accessing needed health care services. Please download the attached flyer and invite your co-workers and interested community members!

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  • Maripat Pileggi, Public Benefits Attorney, Community Legal Services
  • Gretchen Shanfeld, Director of Health and Wellness, Nationalities Service Center
  • John Whitelaw, Public Benefits Attorney, Community Legal Services

Topics covered include:

  • Immigration status and eligibility for health insurance and other health services
  • Eligibility rules for major programs including Medical Assistance, CHIP, the Marketplace, and safety net services
  • Eligibility for Affordable Care Act tax credits and subsidies
  • Resources for navigating the health care Marketplace
  • Access to care for the uninsured
  • Effective advocacy for your clients and communities
  • Updates on the status of Medicaid expansion in Pennsylvania

Light breakfast will be provided. All participants will receive a comprehensive take-home training manual.

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The training fee is $50 per person. PICC Members, including staff and community leaders of PICC Member Organizations can pay a reduced fee of $35. Once you register you will be prompted to pay via credit card. For organizational registrations, you can request an invoice to pay via check.

Please RSVP. Space is Limited

For more information or questions, contact: Judy Kim, 215-832-0615,