September Newsletter

HIGHLIGHT

Nebraska’s Get Covered Connector

DEADLINE (ish) is OCTOBER 15 to Sign Up

Enroll Nebraska is proud to offer the Get Covered Connector tool to all Enrollment Assisters (CACs & Navigators) in Nebraska for free!

We want to get all interested parties signed up by October 15. We can help with training and schedule setup after that, too.

If you’re interested in using the Connector, let me know by clicking HERE.

View Part 1 of our Connector Training HERE. Attend Part 2 of the Connector Training Friday, Oct. 7, 2016 at 9:30 am (will be recorded) by registering HERE.

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 (Webinar)
Thursday, October 6, 1:00 pm Central
Register for the webinar HERE
To prepare for OE4, we’re going to forego the call and present our Media Toolkit 2016, #OE4MazeDays, #OE4MazeRace, and leave time for Q & A too.

Enroll NE Education & Engagement Group Webinar
Open Enrollment Is Here: What You Need to Know
Tuesday, October 18, Noon – 1 pm Central
Register HERE
It will take deep networks and new partnerships to make a dent in the 80,000 uninsured Nebraskans eligible but not utilizing ACA and Medicaid coverage. Come learn how you can help during the Health Insurance Marketplace’s Open Enrollment period from Nov. 1 – Jan. 31.

Get Covered Connector NE Assister Training – Part 2
Monday, September 26, Noon – 1 pm Central
Register HERE
We’ll continue our Connector Training (part 1 found here) building on the basics and learn how to create and maintain a schedule and pull reports.

PARTNER EVENTS

Enroll Nebraska Health Insurance Maze Days
October 22-28, 2016
Help consumers navigate the sometimes-confusing health insurance maze during this NE week of action! PLEASE let us know details of your events during this week and track appointments set, # Assists, and materials passed out.

#OE4MazeDays

Open Enrollment Maze Race Campaign
November 1 – December 15, 2016
Join enrollment assisters from across the state as we enroll or reenroll 2017 Nebraskans in the Health Insurance Marketplace by December 15th! Track enrollments and re-enrollments in Marketplace and Medicaid insurance at your organization and send me your results..

#OE4MazeRace

WEBINARS

Aetna Individual 2017 IA/NE Product Overview (this webinar will not be recorded)
Hosted by HCAN and Aetna
Friday, October 14, 10 – 11 am Central
Register HERE
Learn more about Aetna’s product offerings on the Health Insurance Marketplace for the 2017 enrollment season.

2017 Medica Marketplace Plan Overview (this webinar will not be recorded)
Hosted by HCAN and Medica
Tuesday, October 25, 10 – 11 am Central
Attend here: http://hcan.adobeconnect.com/r9iuczv03ps/
Call in: 1-8007896305, Conference Code: 6049767240
Learn more about Medica’s product offerings on the Health Insurance Marketplace for the 2017 enrollment season.

NEWS AND UPDATES

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

Vox: For the first time ever, America’s uninsured rate has fallen below 9 percent

Quarterly numbers from the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) show that the uninsured rate fell to 8.6 percent during the first three months of 2016. That’s the lowest rate the government has on record.

Omaha World Herald: Blue Cross Blue Shield out of Nebraska’s Obamacare marketplace; may return if changes to law are made

The decision by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska to leave the Health Insurance Marketplace may awaken officials to the need for change, the head of the state’s largest health insurer said Friday.

RESOURCES

Enroll Nebraska Educational Webinar Replays
09/21/2016: Health Insurance through the Affordable Care Act
Watch a replay of the webinar
Download the webinar slides
Download the ACA Basics Flyer (English/Spanish)
Download the Got Health Insurance, Now What? Flyer (English/Spanish)
Download the Enroll NE Open Enrollment Postcards Printable (English/Spanish)

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