MDwise and Raphael Health Center present "Fit for School" a Back to School Health Fair offering free health screenings and services

7/25/2011
 

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WHEN: Monday, July 25th, 2011 & Tuesday, July 26, 2011 | 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
 
WHERE: Raphael Health Center | 401 E. 34th Street | Indianapolis, IN 46205
 
WHAT: Indianapolis parents are invited to bring their children to a free "Fit for School" health fair where they will receive health screenings, immunizations, sports physicals and even school uniforms (while supplies last), as well as an opportunity to enroll into the Hoosier Healthwise and Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP).

The “Fit for School” event will provide:

  • Immunizations for children up to age 19, as there are new Indiana requirements for children in Pre-kindergarten, Kindergarten and grades 6-12.
  • Lead, anemia, glucose, obesity, vision, blood pressure and dental screenings
  • Echocardiograms, sports physicals and smoking cessation information
  • School uniforms (while supplies last)
  • Enrollment in the Hoosier Healthwise, Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP) and Health Advantage


Attendees will also have the opportunity to receive information and resources on a variety of health-related topics from MDwise and the Raphael Health Center. Free refreshments will also be offered.


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About MDwise

MDwise is an Indiana-licensed nonprofit health maintenance organization offering health care benefits to 300,000 Medicaid members. Since 1994 MDwise has provided access to compassionate, high-quality, coordinated health care and education to Medicaid members in communities throughout Indiana.
 
MDwise is a provider-owned health plan with a large network of doctors, specialists and hospitals located throughout the state. By meeting the basic requirements of the National Committee for Quality Assurance’s (NCQA’s) rigorous standards for consumer protection and quality improvement, MDwise was awarded NCQA’s accreditation status of Accredited for service and clinical quality. Ninety-seven percent of MDwise members surveyed would recommend MDwise to their family and friends. For more information, visit MDwise.org.


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