Open Enrollment is Over – Let’s Celebrate!
Did you get the message yesterday? We’re celebrating YOU, our lovely, embattled enrollment assisters January 4 at 1 pm Central via webinar. After all your hard work, don’t you think you deserve a break?
Register for the Celebration Webinar HERE and don’t forget your rock n roll gear like our woodland friend above.
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
Hosted by Enroll Nebraska
Thursday, January 4, 1 pm Central
Join your fellow enrollment assisters from across the state as we celebrate the hundreds of combined hours, thousands of applications, and dozens of cat pictures it took to get through Open Enrollment 5!
Post-Open Enrollment Issues
Hosted by Health Reform Beyond the Basics (CBPP)
Wednesday, December 20, 1 pm Central
This webinar will focus on the new rule that allows insurers to demand payment of past-due premiums before 2018 coverage can be effectuated, as well as other timely post-enrollment issues.
Special Enrollment Period for 2017 Aetna Policy Holders: January 1 – March 1.
That’s right, more people to enroll! Anyone with an Aetna policy is eligible for an SEP if they would like to gain coverage or change their auto-enrollment. Since Aetna did not continue in the Marketplace, more people have the chance to get covered.
NEWS AND UPDATES
If you’d like more health-related news, we recommend Kaiser Health News to sign up for periodic email updates.
Kaiser Health News: Sign-Up Deadline Is Friday, But Some People May Get Extra Time
Some consumers who miss the enrollment cutoff could be surprised to learn they have the opportunity to enroll later. “While a lot of people will be eligible … I am still worried that a lot of consumers won’t know it,” said Shelby Gonzales, a senior policy analyst at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. (Andrews, 12/12)
See Resources below for Nebraska Specific flyers and resources related to SEPs.
President Obama says “Thank You” to OE5 Enrollment Assisters Call Transcript
SEP Outreach Materials