December 2019 Newsletter

HIGHLIGHT

Enrollment numbers for OE7 are in

90,951 individuals in Nebraska signed up for health insurance coverage through the Nebraska Marketplace. In other words, 3,000 more than have ever signed up before! Congratulations to all enrollment assister organizations, referrers, and others who helped keep Nebraska healthy by enabling sign ups.

For more, read CMS’s press release HERE.

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.

EVENTS

Special Enrollment Periods Webinar
Thursday, February 6, 1 pm CT
Hosted by Health Reform Beyond the Basics
This webinar will cover the circumstances that trigger a special enrollment period and the timing of coverage effective dates for different triggering events.
Register Now

Marketplace Appeals Process Webinar
Tuesday, February 25, 1 pm CT
Hosted by Health Reform Beyond the Basics
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.
Register Now

NEWS AND UPDATES

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

National Public Radio: Obamacare Takes Another Hit In Federal Appeals Court Ruling
A federal appeals court panel in New Orleans has dealt another blow to the Affordable Care Act, agreeing with a lower-court judge that the portion of the health law requiring most people to have coverage is unconstitutional now that Congress has eliminated the tax penalty that was intended to enforce it.

RESOURCES

On Nebraska Medicaid Expansion:

Health Insurance Literacy

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