June Newsletter

HIGHLIGHT

Enroll Nebraska is Now Streamlined For Consumers and Enrollment Assisters

We cut, we simplified, we adjusted and now we have a website that should be more user-friendly.

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Improved features:

New features:

Take a look and let us know what you think

UPCOMING EVENTS

If you know about health care-related and/or outreach and enrollment events happening in your area, visit our events page and enter your event into our Submit An Event form.

ENROLL NEBRASKA EVENTS

Enroll NE Enrollment Group Call
Thursday, July 7, NEW TIME GOING FORWARD: 1:00 pm Central
Call in: 605-475-4700 Code: 122382#
Join other enrollment assisters from across the state for updates, questions and answers, and stimulating discussion.
RSVP Here

Enroll NE Education & Engagement Group Webinar
Medicaid 201 & the Coverage Gap
Tuesday, July 21, 12 – 1 pm Central
Register HERE
In April, we shared about the basics of Medicaid in Nebraska (recording). This month we will build on that knowledge and explore Medicaid Beyond the Basics + Expansion Progress. Hear from Enroll Nebraska and Nebraska Appleseed as we dig deep into Medicaid and the work happening around Medicaid Expansion available through the Affordable Care Act.

PARTNER EVENTS

Resolute ACA Enrollment Assistance Lunch & Learn
Resolute Offices: 11205 Wright Circle, Suite 140, Omaha, NE 68144
Wednesday, August 3, 12 – 1 pm Central
RSVP by email to charris@weareresolute.com

WEBINARS

Health as a Second Language: Connecting Health Insurance Literacy to Outreach and Coverage to Care Efforts
Hosted by HHS & Enroll America
Wednesday, July 13, 1 – 2 pm Central
Register HERE
Part of a national peer learning webinar series featuring navigator/assisters from around the country sharing their experience, challenges and innovative solutions for connecting individuals and families to affordable, quality health care and preventive services throughout the year.

Social Security Disability Briefing
Hosted by CMS
Wednesday, July 20, 3 – 4 pm Central
Register HERE
Learn more about this vital Federal program affecting thousands of citizens and Nebraskans.

PowerMapping: Expanding Capacity & Building Partnerships to Connect with Consumers All Year Long
Hosted by HHS & Enroll America
Wednesday, July 27, 1 – 2 pm Central
Register HERE
This webinar will focus on “mapping” techniques that help to identify and invite new and perhaps unexpected partners to join the enrollment and outreach community.

NEWS AND UPDATES

If you’d like more health-related news, we recommend Kaiser Health News to sign up for periodic email updates.

HHS Targets Young Adults In 2017 Obamacare Enrollment Plan
Amid early signs that insurance premiums under the Affordable Care Act might rise significantly next year, administration officials Tuesday previewed their plans to increase enrollment in the marketplaces, particularly among young adults who have been slow to sign up.

U.S. will spend $2.6 trillion less on health care than expected before Obamacare, study projects
A new study predicts that the federal forecast of national health care spending under President Obama’s signature health law was a big overestimate — by $2.6 trillion over a five-year period.

RESOURCES

The Remaining Uninsured – CMS Report

ENROLL NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL WEBINARS

Women’s Health and the Affordable Care Act Webinar 6.14.16
Watch a replay of the webinar
Download the webinar slides
Download the Birth Control and the ACA Flyer
Download the Women’s Health FAQs Flyer

THINGS TO WHICH WE’RE SUBSCRIBED (you should be too):

In the Loop
In the Loop is an online community where people who are engaged in helping individuals enroll in health insurance can interact with others doing similar work. For Enrollment Assisters only.

Kaiser Health News
Kaiser Health News (KHN) is a nonprofit news service covering health policy issues at the federal and state level. Our stories appear in media outlets nationwide.

CMS Enrollment Assister Updates
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, CMS, is part of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Watch a short video to get to know about us and our work, mission, and vision. Or watch a longer version to also get to know the programs we administer including: Medicare, Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and the Health Insurance Marketplace.

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