Free immunizations and sports physicals for Indianapolis youth July 22–26

7/23/2013
 
MDwise and Raphael Health Center offer FREE event in time for back to school and fall sports
 
WHAT:     
Indianapolis parents are invited to bring their children to a free "Fit for School" health fair where they can receive health screenings, immunizations, sports physicals and free school uniform vouchers (while supplies last), as well as an opportunity to enroll in Medicaid health plans. MDwise, the state's only not-for-profit managed care company, and the Raphael Health Center are offering this four day event to ensure youth in central Indiana the necessary health services before returning to school and beginning fall sports. The "Fit for School" event will include:
  • Immunizations for children up to age 19
  • Lead, glucose, obesity, blood pressure, cholesterol and dental screenings
  • Echocardiograms, sports physicals and smoking cessation information
  • Enrollment for Hoosier Healthwise and Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP)
 
MDwise and the Raphael Health Center will also provide information and resources on a variety health-related of topics.
 
For more information about the event, or to schedule a sports physical, contact the Raphael Health Center at (317) 926-1507. Sports physicals may be scheduled beginning July 15.
 
WHEN:
Monday, July 22 through Thursday, July 26, 2013 | 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. each day
 
WHERE:
Raphael Health Center |401 E. 34th St. Indianapolis, IN. 46205 | (317) 926-1507

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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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