August 2016 Newsletter

New People! Many groups add staff in these months leading up to open enrollment. Keep your new hires informed – make sure they become Enroll Nebraska participants. Email Eric to let us know about additions!

The Get Covered Connector is Here!

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Enroll Nebraska is proud to offer the Get Covered Connector to all Enrollment Assisters (CACs & Navigators) in Nebraska for free! This online scheduling tool allows consumers to sign up for appointments online and sends them text or email reminders about their appointments.

If you’re interested in using the Connector, let me know by clicking HERE. If you’d like to learn more, email Eric Savaiano or attend our training webinar Sept. 26 at Noon Central.

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, September 1, 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 new ideas to help more Nebraskans get covered.
RSVP Here

Enroll NE Education & Engagement Group Webinar
The Health Insurance Marketplace and Eligibility for Financial Assistance
Wednesday, September 21, Noon – 1 pm Central
Register HERE
We are going back to basics to talk about the Affordable Care Act, the Health Insurance Marketplace, and subsidy eligibility. Join us to learn more!

Get Covered Connector NE Assister Training
Monday, September 26, Noon – 1 pm Central
Register HERE
Learn more about this online scheduling tool that will be open to all Enrollment Assisters in Nebraska via Enroll Nebraska. We’ll cover benefits, necessities, and how to use it.

PARTNER EVENTS

Check for more at EnrollNebraska.org/Events this month!

WEBINARS

Check for more at EnrollNebraska.org/Events this month!

NEWS AND UPDATES

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

LA TImes: In Louisiana, the rush to sign up for Obamacare highlights a ‘long overdue’ demand for health insurance

Patients burst into tears at this city’s glistening new charity hospital when they learned they could get Medicaid health insurance.

LA Times: Obamacare patients filled more prescriptions but paid less for drugs, study finds

Patients who gained health coverage through the Affordable Care Act are filling significantly more prescriptions while paying less for their drugs, according to a new study that credits the health law and adds to evidence of its benefits for previously uninsured Americans and those with chronic conditions such as asthma, diabetes and high blood pressure.

RESOURCES

Enroll America’s Our Campus, Our Coverage Campaign
We know that reaching young adults is critical to any enrollment effort. Learn more about campus outreach and view the new toolkit below:
Our Campus, Our Coverage Toolkit
Engaging in Campus Outreach Article

Enroll Nebraska Educational Webinars

Heritage Health and Enrollment Assistance

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