July 2020 Newsletter

HIGHLIGHT

Nebraska’s Expanded Medicaid (Heritage Health Adult) Enrollment is Finally Here!

Help spread the word to the over 94,000 newly eligible Nebraskans with Enroll Nebraska Medicaid Expansion Outreach Toolkit. We’ve got newsletter blurbs, postcards, tweets, posts, images – you name it, we’ve got it! We’ve also updated our website to acknowledge Enroll Nebraska enrollment assisters can help with expanded medicaid too.

If you have questions about the new expanded Medicaid program in Nebraska, email DHHS.MedicaidExpansionQuestions@Nebraska.gov.

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

Find recordings and slides from HCAN/DHHS Medicaid Expansion training webinars in the “Resources” section below.

Nebraska Legislative Session Conclusion – July 20- August 13, 2020
First Day of Medicaid Expansion Enrollment – August 1, 2020
First Day of Medicaid Expansion Coverage – October 1, 2020
Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment 8 – November 1 – December 15, 2020

NEWS AND UPDATES

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

NTV ABC: Amid coverage losses, ‘Obamacare’ enrollments are up
Close to half a million people who lost their health insurance amid the economic shutdown to slow the spread of COVID-19 have gotten coverage through HealthCare.gov, the government reported Thursday.

1011Now: Nebraska Medicaid expansion enrollment starts online Aug. 1
Nebraska is preparing for Medicaid expansion, set to go into effect Oct. 1, with an online application process starting Aug. 1.

RESOURCES

On Nebraska Medicaid Expansion:

Coronavirus:

Trump Administration Rule 1557 regulation that removes Obama-era protections for the transgender community

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