EmblemHealth Teams With iHeartMedia and Power 105.1 FM to Host Three-Day Health Care Enrollment Drive

Multi-Borough Event to Feature Angela Yee, Popular Co-Host of The Breakfast Club

New York, NY (February 4, 2015) — EmblemHealth, New York’s leading health benefits and wellness company, announced today that it will co-host a health care enrollment drive in three locations with iHeartMedia and Power 105.1 FM.

The events will take place at popular locations in Harlem, Brooklyn and Queens during the days leading up to February 15 — the last day to enroll in a health care plan to avoid a penalty under Obamacare. Popular radio personality Angela Yee, co-host of the Power 105.1 Breakfast Club, will appear at all three events.

The schedule is as follows:

Date:        Monday, February 9, 2015
Time:       4-7pm
Address:   NYC Mission Society
                646 Malcom X Boulevard
                New York, NY 10037

Date:       Wednesday February 11, 2015
Time:       5-8pm
Address:   Medgar Evers College
                1650 Bedford Ave
                Brooklyn, NY 11225

Date:        Friday February 13, 2015
Time:       1-6pm
Address:   Jamaica Colosseum Mall
                89-02 165th Street
                Jamaica, NY 11432

Attendees are invited to visit the EmblemHealth enrollment vehicle at each location and meet Angela Yee, enjoy music hosted by popular Power 105.1 DJs, and receive prizes, giveaways, and free health education materials. Attendees can also have their questions about health insurance answered and receive information about the health care options available to them.

“EmblemHealth is proud to partner with iHeartMedia and Power 105.1 FM to help people navigate the complexities of Obamacare,” said David Flemister, EmblemHealth Director of Brand Strategy and Community Marketing. “If the final days of last year’s open enrollment period is any indication, we can expect a rush of enrollment activity during the last two weeks of this year’s open enrollment, which ends on February 15. EmblemHealth is committed to providing as much information and resources as possible to the thousands of New Yorkers expected to either renew their coverage or get new coverage this year.”

For additional information about this event, visit emblemhealth.com/intheneighborhood.

About EmblemHealth
EmblemHealth, Inc., through its companies Group Health Incorporated (GHI) and HIP Health Plan of New York (HIP), provides quality health care coverage and administrative services to approximately 3.4 million people. Groups and individuals can choose from a variety of PPO, EPO and HMO plans, as well as coverage for prescription drugs and dental and vision care. EmblemHealth offers a choice of networks, including quality doctors and other health care professionals throughout the region, leading acute care hospitals across the tristate area, and physicians and hospitals across all 50 states. For more information, visit emblemhealth.com.

Harris Brandt