Enrollment is open for Obamacare between November 1 and December 15.

Open Enrollment for 2020 Obamacare is Nov. 1 – Dec. 15th

Open enrollment for health insurance purchased through the Health Insurance Marketplace (Obamacare) will take place Nov. 1st to Dec.15th.  This year, New Jersey has switched to a state-based health marketplace, but you will still enroll in plans through the healthcare.gov website.

If you already have an Obamacare health insurance plan, visit Zufall to update your personal information and review any changes in plans and pricing for 2020. For those enrolling for the first time, Zufall counselors can guide you on eligibility and help you enroll. Call our Help Line at 973-891-3425 with questions or to set up an appointment. Leave a message and you will be contacted within 48 hours.

To get insurance, you must live in the U.S. and be a U.S. citizen or national (lawfully present). You can enroll online, by phone, or through an agent or broker. Apply or learn more at https://www.healthcare.gov.

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Zufall CMA Karen Ponce Receives NJPCA Healthcare Hero Award

Karen Ponce, Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) at Zufall Health, was recently presented with a Healthcare Hero Award at the New Jersey Primary Care Association‘s Annual Conference. Awardees are selected based on their selfless commitment and unwavering dedication to the mission of their Community Health Center. For 10 years, Karen has been an exceptional, dependable and trustworthy team member at Zufall. Her compassion and desire to help her community is reflected in the way she interacts and cares for our patients as well as their families. Her warm personality, friendliness and smile are truly contagious. Congratulations to Karen and all the Healthcare Hero recipients on this well-deserved honor!

Zufall Health paid tribute to more than 100 volunteers for their dedicated service to the health center at a recent event at the Bridgewater Manor. Pictured from left: Dr. Sam Wakim, DMD, Zufall chief dental officer; Betsy Roberts, senior vice president, Fulton Bank (retired); 2019 Volunteer of the Year Dr. Howard Rappoport, DMD; Phyllis Kumpf, Good as New Volunteer; and Eva Turbiner, Zufall President and CEO.

Dedicated Volunteers Recognized by Zufall Health

Somerville, NJ – More than 100 dedicated volunteers who donate time, talents, and energy to Zufall Health were honored recently at the Fifth Annual Volunteer Appreciation event at the Bridgewater Manor. The volunteers provide a wide range of supportive services at the nonprofit community health center which offers affordable medical and dental care to patients in six New Jersey counties.

“We are most appreciative for the enthusiasm and dedication of the volunteers who support our work improving health in the communities we serve,” said Eva Turbiner, Zufall’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “Were it not for the volunteers who helped Dr. Bob Zufall and his wife Kathryn establish the health center nearly 30 years ago, we might not exist today.”

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Rural Oral Health Conference Flyer

Register for the Rural Oral Health Conference on November 15th!

Attention Healthcare Professionals! Join us on Friday, November 15th at Warren County Community College for the “Addressing Rural Health Care Challenges: The Unmet Need for Oral Healthcare” conference. Full and half day sessions available. CEU credits offered.

For registration and additional info, visit: https://givedirect.org/zufallhealth/OHconference
For questions, contact Yessenia Olvera at yolvera@zufallhealth.org

Zufall Health recently hosted a delegation of high-level health officials from the People’s Republic of China headed by Wang Hersheng, Vice Minister of China’s National Health commission. The group, visiting the U.S. to attend a United Nations General Assembly meeting, was interested in touring the health center’s Dover site and learning about Zufall’s approach to primary care and community health. Pictured are the delegation members, representatives of the Health Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and Zufall senior staff.

China Delegation Visits Zufall Health to Learn About American Health Care

Dover, N.J — A delegation of high-level health officials from the People’s Republic of China recently visited Zufall Health Center in Dover for an up-close look at an American health center and to discuss Zufall’s approach to primary care and community health.

Wang Hesheng, Vice Minister of China’s National Health Commission, and his six-member team were in the United States to attend a United Nations General Assembly meeting. Accompanying them on their Zufall visit was Thomas Engels, Acting Administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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