January 2018 Newsletter

HIGHLIGHT

Tax Resources are Here!

Enrollment Assisters are great resources for the community. Extend a helping hand at tax time by directing your network to low-income tax prep assistance resources around the state!

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.

WEBINARS

Marketplace Appeals Process

Hosted by CBPP: Health Reform Beyond the Basics
Thursday, February 1, 11 am Central

Register HERE

This webinar will provide information on marketplace appeals, detailing what decisions can be appealed, how to file an appeal, and ways to expedite the appeal process.

EVENTS

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.

Center on Health Insurance Blog from Georgetown: Affordable Care Act Navigators: Unexpected Success During 2018 Enrollment Season Shouldn’t Obscure Challenges Ahead

Despite the obstacles working against a successful open enrollment, sign-ups came close to last year’s tally: federally facilitated marketplaces (FFMs) logged 8.8 million plan selections, including close to 2.5 million new consumers, by the close of open enrollment on December 15th, nearing the 9.2 million plan selection from the previous year in just half the time.

RESOURCES

Enroll Nebraska Assister Celebration 1/4/18

Webinar Recording Replay

SEP Outreach Materials

Enroll Nebraska – AETNA Outreach Flyer

Health Reform Beyond the Basics – Discontinued Marketplace Plan Fact Sheet

Families USA – Exemption Categories Fact Sheet

Health Insurance Literacy

Funny KS Assisters Network HIL Videos






Community Catalyst Health Insurance Literacy Flyers and Graphics

Enroll America Health Insurance Literacy Resources

For College Students

Supporting College Students Living with HIV

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