December Newsletter

HIGHLIGHT

Open Enrollment Highlights

670,000 Enroll on Dec. 15 (most ever)

Over 6 Million enrolled so far

Nebraska has enrolled more than any year so far: 44,862 through Dec 10

Phone-a-thons in Lincoln and Omaha

Our annual Phone-a-thon events with ABC affiliates in Lincoln and Omaha resulted in extremely nice and interested callers, 75 and 183 respectively. Lots of interest and lots of committed enrollment assisters there to help. Well done, Nebraska!

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 / Maze Race Celebration!
Thursday, January 5, 1:00 pm Central
Register for the webinar HERE
We have just worked to enroll 2017 people in 45 days! A huge goal. Join us to hear the result of our Maze Race Enrollment Campaign + all get your questions answered by the experts.

Webinar: Open Enrollment Ends Soon: Last Push, Exemptions & Stories
Thursday, January 19, Noon – 1 pm Central
Register HERE
January 31: The last day to enroll in coverage this open enrollment period. Learn about Nebraska’s performance, gain resources, and learn next steps to move us all forward. Also learn more about exemptions from the individual mandate to have health insurance and story collection efforts in our state.

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

PARTNER EVENTS

Health Action 2017 National Conference
Hosted by Families USA
February 16-18
Washington, D.C.
Learn more HERE

Enroll America will not be hosting a national conference this year.

WEBINARS

Marketplace Special Enrollment Periods
Hosted by CMS
Wednesday, January 11, 1 – 2 pm Central
Register HERE

Getting Ready for Tax Season
Hosted by CMS
Wednesday, January 18, 1 – 2 pm Central
Register HERE

NEWS AND UPDATES

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

Washington Post: Obama announces record sign-ups for a single day in ACA marketplaces President Obama used his final pre-Christmas news conference to tout anew the popularity of the sprawling health-care law that his successor wants to abolish, announcing that sign-ups in Affordable Care Act market­places just hit an all-time record for a single day.

Kaiser Health News: New Special Enrollment Rules Will Shift Paperwork Burden To Consumers
People who want to sign up for a policy on healthcare.gov after the annual open enrollment period ends Jan. 31 may have to produce a paper trail proving that they qualify for a “special enrollment period” before their coverage can begin.

RESOURCES

Webinar: Immigrant Eligibility and the Affordable Care Act & Medicaid (12/15/16)
Watch a replay of the webinar
Download the ACA Story Outreach Postcard English/Spanish
Download the 2017 Enrollment Dates Flyer English/Spanish
Download the Immigrant Eligibility for NE Medicaid CHIP English/Spanish
Download the Immigrant Eligibility for ACA Marketplace English/Spanish

Uninsured Data and Maps Enroll America
Find the data and maps here

What’s at Stake for Nebraska if the ACA Goes Away
Families USA fact sheet

Get Covered Connector Training!
Videos, resources, sign ups all at your fingertips: EnrollNebraska.org/Connector

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