January 2020 Newsletter

HIGHLIGHT

What are your plans for Nebraska Medicaid Expansion?

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If state timelines hold, 90,000 Nebraskans will be eligible to enroll in expanded Medicaid in August, 2020 (for coverage to start October 2020). Is your organization planning to support outreach and enrollment? Fill out this brief survey to share your plans.

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.
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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.
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NEWS AND UPDATES

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

The Hill: Analysis: ObamaCare market stable and profitable despite loss of individual mandate
The ObamaCare market is “stable” and profitable for insurers despite the repeal of the law’s mandate to have coverage, a new analysis finds.

ABC News: Progress Stalled On Closing Racial Gap In Health Insurance Since Trump Took Office
Between 2013 and 2016, the uninsured rate dropped from 24.4% to 13.7% among black adults, and from 40.2% to 25.5% among Hispanic adults, according to a report published Thursday by the Commonwealth Fund, a nonprofit research foundation. Uninsured white Americans dropped from 14.5% to 8.2% during the same period.

RESOURCES

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