February 2017 Newsletter

HIGHLIGHT

Open Enrollment for the 2017 benefit year is complete.

84,371 Nebraskans enrolled!

9.2M across the nation enrolled!

That’s big. Congratulations to enrollment assisters and advocates that helped make it happen!

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
(SPECIAL DAY!) Wednesday, March 1, 1:00 pm Central
Register and ask Questions HERE
Let’s talk about Special Enrollment Periods and outreach amidst the uncertainty. Also join to ask questions of the experts as always.

Webinar: Special Enrollment Periods: Life Changing Events, Coverage, Timeframes
Thursday, March 16, 12:00 pm Central
Register for the webinar HERE
We are living in uncertain healthcare times. You can get your news from almost anywhere but Enroll Nebraska can offer a summary and also share how they affect Nebraskans. Join us for a 1-hour webinar to learn and ask questions.

PARTNER EVENTS

If you know about partner events that can benefit our community, email Eric.

WEBINARS

If you know about webinars that can benefit our community, email Eric.

NEWS AND UPDATES

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

The New York Times: GOP Health Plan: Lower Costs, Better Care, or Road to Ruin?
Some in Congress say their outline for replacing the Affordable Care Act is a pathway to greater flexibility and lower costs for consumers. Others see a road to ruin for millions of people who’d face lost coverage and higher medical expenses, particularly the poor.

NPR: Republican Health Care Proposal Would Cover Fewer Low-Income Families
House Republicans are debating a plan to replace the Affordable Care Act that would give consumers tax credits to buy insurance, increase out-of-pocket costs, and cut back on Medicaid.

RESOURCES

In the Loop Exemptions Fact Sheet

Webinar: Special Enrollment Periods: Life Changing Events, Coverage, Timeframes
Watch a replay of the webinar
Download the Webinar Slides
Download the Families USA SEP Outreach Locations
Download the Healthcare.gov Special Enrollment Period Desk Reference
Download the SEP Outreach Flyer.docx

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