November Newsletter

HIGHLIGHT

Open Enrollment Continues! The Sun Rises! Onward!

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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, December 1, 1:00 pm Central
Register for the webinar HERE
Join other enrollment assisters and CMS, HHS and other enrollment experts as we ask questions, gain resources, and create order from the chaos.

Enroll NE Webinar: Immigrant Eligibility for the Affordable Care Act
Thursday, December 15, Noon – 1 pm Central
Register HERE
Newly elected officials have said there will be change with the ACA, but the ACA, currently, is still the law of the land. We will use this time to discuss immigrant eligibility for health insurance through the ACA and answer any questions our participants have about coverage.

Get Covered Connector Training / Technical Assistance
Whenever you need it!
Email Eric Savaiano to set up a time!

PARTNER EVENTS

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. Download Maze Materials.
#OE4MazeRace

Omaha Phone-a-Thon with KETV
Tuesday, December 13, 5 pm News
OneWorld Community Health Center
Assister will be available to answer questions to KETV’s viewing audience about the ACA. Contact Emilia Tamayo to help out.

Lincoln Phone-a-Thon with KLKN
Wednesday, December 14, 5 pm News
Community Action Partnership of Lancaster and Saunders Counties
Assister will be available to answer questions to KLKN’s viewing audience about the ACA. Contact Serena Reeves to help out.

WEBINARS

Heritage Health Overview for Stakeholders
Hosted by Automated Health Systems (Heritage Health Enrollment Broker)
Tuesdays and Wednesdays until Dec. 8
Register HERE
Participate in this hour long webinar to learn how you can best help your members and patients enroll in their new Heritage Health Plan. It will give you the details of the enrollment process, ways to enroll, and a how-to-guide to enrolling via the Member Portal.

NEWS AND UPDATES

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

NPR: Worries About Health Insurance Cross Political Boundaries

This month’s election results could have big implications for those who now have insurance because of the Affordable Care Act — either through the exchanges or Medicaid expansion.

Los Angeles Times: More people signed up for Obamacare the day after Trump was elected than any day this enrollment period

Underscoring the challenge President-elect Donald Trump faces repealing the Affordable Care Act, more than 100,000 people signed up for health coverage through the law on Wednesday, the day after the election.

RESOURCES

Post-Election “Keep Enrolling” Resources

Heritage Health “It’s Not Too Late to Enroll” Flyer – English / Spanish

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