Your Monthly Nutrition Prescription:
We're excited to announce new group classes here at CFP! Starting on January 9th from 6:00-7:00 pm, we'll be offering group nutrition classes with our nurse practitioner, Amber! Classes will be held once a month on the 2nd Tuesday of every month and will consist of a presentation followed by group discussion. The cost is $10 at the door. Please call the office at 828-254-2444 if you are interested in attending or have any questions. Please sign up for the first class by January 1st so that we can plan accordingly.
Talk to you soon!
Community Family Practice
Affordable Care Act (ACA or “Obamacare”) Open Enrollment 2018
Sign up now if you need insurance or need to renew your plan for next year!
Open Enrollment Ends December 15, 2017 – after that you can only enroll if you qualify for a special enrollment period
- Financial help with premiums and cost-sharing (help with out-of-pocket costs like co-pays and deductibles) are still available to consumers.
- All consumers, new and renewing, should return to the Health Insurance Marketplace during Open Enrollment to explore their options and enroll in health coverage. Plans and prices change every year.
- Sign up through the website (healthcare.gov) on your own, OR get free, in-person assistance. Dial 1-855-733-3711 or visit getcoveredamerica.org/connector to schedule an appointment with a local assister.
Local Help with Healthcare.gov
Pisgah Legal Services: 62 Charlotte Street, Asheville. (828) 210-3404. www.pisgahlegal.org
Western Carolina Medical Society Foundation: 304 Summit Street, Asheville. (828) 274-6989.
Council on Aging of Buncombe County: 46 Sheffield Circle, Asheville. (828) 277-8288.
Information regarding Mission Hospital’s status with BCBS
Community Family Practice physicians are NOT employed by Mission, so while Mission is out-of-network, there will be no changes regarding billing for any services performed by Community Family Practice.
You may be affected if you need to see a Mission affiliated specialist, have testing at a Mission facility, or are hospitalized at Mission.
For a list of Mission providers: http://www.standwithmission.org/affected-facilities
For more information, call Mission’s information line at (828) 417-0480. You will be asked to leave a message, and your call will be returned within 24 hours.