August Newsletter – 2 MONTHS Until Open Enrollment


Outreach, Relationships, Resources

Now is the time for so much!

Assisters should plan to attend the upcoming Enroll Nebraska Webinar: Best Practices for a Successful OE5 Tuesday, Sept. 12 at noon to learn how to make the most of our open enrollment.

Culled from around the country and our national partners, we’ll take a look at what can make our drastically different Open Enrollment experience the best for the people we serve.


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 NE Enrollment Group Call
Thursday, September 7, 1:00 pm Central
Register and ask questions HERE

As a reminder, this is our monthly call to share updates, offer support, and ask questions of the experts around outreach, education and all things Affordable Care Act.


Best Practices for a Successful OE5
Hosted by Enroll Nebraska
Tuesday, September 12, Noon Central
Register HERE

CMS, other states and some national organizations have worked to evaluate how enrollment assisters can be most effective in the current environment. Join us to learn these best practices with time to put them into action! This webinar is for Nebraska Enrollment Assisters.

Pre-Open Enrollment: What to Expect and How You Can Help (for Referral Orgs)
Hosted by Enroll Nebraska
Thursday, September 14, Noon Central
Register HERE

You’ve heard a lot about changes to our health care system in the media. Join us to learn the facts about what has actually changed and how you can help your network still enroll in coverage. Practical next steps, materials, and tips will be provided. Join nonprofits, agencies, organizations and individuals interested in supporting quality health insurance as we address what our legislators are doing with our care.

Save the Date

Health Reform Beyond the Basics Webinars (sign up on this link to receive email updates with more specifics)

  • Part 1: Premium Tax Credits – Sept 19
  • Part 2: Determining Household Size and Income – Sept 21
  • Part 3: Plan Design and Selection – Sept 26
  • Part 4: Exemptions – Sept 28


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

The New York Times: Getting People to Enroll in Health Plans While Trump Attacks Them
Sharon Barker isn’t used to recruiting new health insurance customers in deepest summer, long before the enrollment season for the Affordable Care Act. But this year, everything is different.

The Fiscal Times: One More Try? Why Obamacare Repeal is on the Horizon Again
Despite failed attempts to repeal and replace Obamacare in previous months, some Republican leaders have plans to continue their fight to enact new healthcare legislation.


Health Care Current Events 3.0 Webinar from 08/24/2017

Watch a replay of the webinar

Download Presentation Slides 8.24.17

Download Open Enrollment Dates Postcards

Download Open Enrollment Newsletter Blurb

Download Open Enrollment Flyer Eng/Span One Pager

Download Open Enrollment Flyer English / Spanish

Updated Multilingual OE5 CMS Resources

One-Page Guide: A One-Page Guide to the Health Insurance Marketplace

Fact Sheet: Key Dates for the Health Insurance Marketplace

Brochure: The Health Insurance Marketplace

Postcard: Need health coverage?

Poster: Get Health Insurance for 2018!

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