SAINT PAUL, Minn. - You can accumulate a lot of goodies at the fair so UCare would like to help you carry that load. Stop by the Health Fair 11 building to pick up a free, teal UCare tote bag.
UCare is also sponsoring lead screenings by CLEARCorps for children and pregnant women during select hours of the fair.
The lead screenings will be available at no cost for children ages 9-30 months, children under age 6 who have never been tested and pregnant women who are on Medicare or Medical Assistance (insurance card must be presented.) Lead test results will not be available immediately. Test materials will be sent to the CLEARCorps laboratory.
Hours for lead testing at the UCare booth are Saturday, August 25 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday, August 26 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Monday, August 27th from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday, August 28th from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, September 1st from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday, September 2nd from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Monday, September 3rd from 1 p.m to 6 p.m.
UCare will also offer Ask a Pharmacist sessions at various times throughout the fair: Thursday, Aug, 23: 10 a.m. -.4 p.m.; Friday, Aug. 24: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.; Monday, Aug. 27: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.; Tuesday, Aug. 28: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Wednesday, Aug. 29: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.; Thursday, Aug. 30: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.; and Friday, Aug. 31: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Licensed UCare sales reps will also be there to answer Medicare questions. UCare staff can answer Medicaid and other Minnesota Health Care Programs offered by UCare.
UCare is an independent, nonprofit health plan providing health care and administrative services to more than 285,000 members. UCare serves more people from diverse cultures and more people with disabilities enrolled in Medical Assistance than any other health plan in Minnesota.
UCare partners with health care providers, counties, and community organizations to create and deliver innovative health coverage products for Medicare eligible individuals in Minnesota and Western Wisconsin.
- Individuals and families enrolled in income-based Minnesota Health Care Programs, such as MinnesotaCare and Prepaid Medical Assistance Program.
- Adults with disabilities.
- Minnesotans dually eligible for Medical Assistance and Medicare.
UCare addresses health care disparities and care access issues through its UCare Fund grants and a broad array of community initiatives. The health plan received Top Workplaces honors in 2010, 2011 and 2012 from the Star Tribune.
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