January 2017 Newsletter

HIGHLIGHT

As of January 14, Nebraska had enrolled

people in Affordable Care Act Coverage

(up 8% over last year)

See Resources section for LAST PUSH materials you can use TODAY!

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, February 2, 1:00 pm Central
Register and ask Questions HERE
Let’s celebrate your great work as Open Enrollment comes to a close! We will also have updates on any changes happening with the Affordable Care Act.

Webinar: Special Enrollment Periods: Life Changing Events, Coverage, Timeframes
Thursday, February 16, 12:00 pm Central
Register for the webinar HERE
Open enrollment has ended but there are still opportunities to get coverage in you undergo a major life event. Learn more about special enrollment periods, categories of eligibility, timeframes, and outreach.

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 Enrollment Appeals
Hosted by CMS
Wednesday, February 8, 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.

KLNK-TV: Some Nebraskans Stand Against ACA Repeal

NTV: Repealing without replacing Obamacare ‘would be devastating to my family’, NE mom says

The New York Times: U.S. Governors Want Congress to Keep Funding Health Benefits for Poor
U.S. governors on Thursday urged Washington lawmakers to keep funding health benefits for millions of low-income Americans, even as Congress is working to repeal the ACA, President Barack Obama’s landmark health insurance law.

The New York Times: Early Win on Budget Pressures GOP to Deliver on Health Care
With a near party-line 227-198 House vote, Congress gave final approval Friday to a budget that will ease passage of a still-unwritten bill replacing the ACA.

NPR: Trump Signs Executive Order To ‘Ease The Burdens Of Obamacare’
Trump signed an executive order Friday night directing government agencies to “ease the burdens” of Obamacare while the new administration and Congress work toward repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act.

RESOURCES

Enroll America Data Reports

Getting America Covered: Tracking Gains in Health Insurance Coverage, 2013-2016

Nebraska Fact Sheet

Last Push Resources

Open Enrollment Ends Soon: Last Push, Exemptions & Story Collection Webinar 1.19.17

Watch a replay of the webinar

Download the Webinar Slides

Download the OE4 Digital Outreach Samples

Download the Post Election ACA Q&A

Download the Last Push Shareables

Download the Families USA Exemptions Quick Reference

Get Covered Connector Training!

Videos, resources, sign ups all at your fingertips: EnrollNebraska.org/Connector

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