May 2020 Newsletter

HIGHLIGHT

How are you preparing for Medicaid Expansion in Nebraska?

Medicaid Expansion

Only 2 more months until August 1, 2020 when expanded medicaid enrollment is opened in Nebraska. A group of advocates, enrollment assisters, community organizations and health care professionals are working together to make sure education and enrollment reaches as far as possible.

Are you interested in helping by sharing on social media, posting in a newsletter, or emailing your network. Engage in any way you are able and make sure we know about it!

Email Eric at Enroll Nebraska to talk more about expansion efforts and 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

Nebraska Legislative Session (suspended until July 20)

Proposed First Day of Medicaid Expansion Enrollment – August 1, 2020

Proposed First Day of Medicaid Expansion Coverage – October 1, 2020

NEWS AND UPDATES

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

The New York Times: Remembering The Nearly 100,000 Lives Lost To Coronavirus In America
As the U.S. approaches a grim milestone in the outbreak, The New York Times gathered names of the dead and memories of their lives from obituaries across the country.

Nebraska Television: Flyover pays tribute to Nebraska healthcare worker
After a cloudy day kept them grounded Friday, the Nebraska Air National Guard kept its promise to honor healthcare workers with a flyover on Monday.

RESOURCES

Coronavirus:

  • COVID-19 FAQ to reflect the recent policy changes around SEPs.
  • CMS has released a Virtual Toolkit to help you stay up-to-date on CMS materials available on COVID-19.
  • The Asian and Pacific Islander American Health Forum is continually updating its COVID-19 resource bank with Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander in-language information.

On Nebraska Medicaid Expansion:

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