February 2019 Newsletter

HIGHLIGHT Tax Season 2019 This year, April 15th is the last day to file personal income taxes in the United States including Nebraska. Please direct consumers to these *free* tax prep sites: Organization Phone Website Notes / Restrictions VITA / TCE 1-800-906-9887 Click Here The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to people who generally make… Read more →

January 2019 Newsletter

HIGHLIGHT Nebraska Assisters: Congratulations on an excellent Open Enrollment Period! Watch our Assister Celebration Replay (from Jan 24th) and join in the fun! 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: Jan 9… Read more →

December 2018 Newsletter

HIGHLIGHT You did it! The numbers are in and Nebraska enrolled … people in the health insurance marketplace this year. That’s … more than last year! 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 Rest WEBINARS… Read more →

A Tough Mom Finds Relief Through the Marketplace

When Christine started having abdominal pain, she wondered if her family history of heart problems was catching up with her. Without health insurance, she decided it would cost too much money to go see a doctor. So for two months, Christine bore her unknown pain and continued life as best she could as a mother of three and Lincoln Public… Read more →

November 2018 Newsletter

HIGHLIGHT 18 DAYS LEFT! Enroll Nebraska is getting the word out in communities that lost enrollment assisters through Facebook ads, 13,000 mailed postcards, 2,500 palm cards at former Navigator locations, and local newspaper ads. Let’s finish open enrollment 6 strong! UPCOMING EVENTS If you know about health care-related and/or outreach and enrollment events happening in your area, visit our events… Read more →

October 2018 Newsletter

HIGHLIGHT OPEN ENROLLMENT STARTS TOMORROW We know you’re busily preparing for Nov. 1 but check out our 45-minute (start at minute 4) Pre-OE6 Assister Webinar if you have not already. The basic message is, please reach out to Enroll Nebraska if you need ANYTHING during open enrollment. We will help if we can. UPCOMING EVENTS If you know about health… Read more →

RELEASE – Open Enrollment in Health Insurance Marketplace starts November 1

***For Immediate Release*** October 25, 2018 Contact, Eric Savaiano Statewide Coordinator, Enroll Nebraska Office: (402) 438-8853, Ext. 126 Email: esavaiano@neappleseed.org   Open Enrollment in Health Insurance Marketplace starts November 1 Nebraskans can find free, local help to find health coverage. Over 88,000 got covered last year. After a record-breaking open enrollment period last year, Nebraskans will again have the chance… Read more →

Why Initiative 427 to expand Medicaid in Nebraska makes sense

This is a guest blog by Enroll Nebraska intern Michael Linngren.   Over the past six years, Enroll Nebraska has worked to help enroll as many Nebraskans as possible in health coverage via the Health Insurance Marketplace and Medicaid programs. Through our network, local enrollment assisters connect people with resources necessary to pursue enrollment and provide support throughout the enrollment… Read more →

September 2018 Newsletter – One Month Until Open Enrollment!

HIGHLIGHT Congratulations Assisters! Enrollment assisters for the state are set for the 2018 Open Enrollment Period. Thank you to these amazing organizations listed below who are working as CACs and Navigators. Without you, many fewer Nebraskans would have the help they need getting covered. Join us for the Enroll Nebraska Pre-OE6 Assister Webinar on Thursday, Oct. 25 at noon. We’ll… Read more →

August 2018 Newsletter

HIGHLIGHT 2 Months until Open Enrollment! Enrollment Assisters Checklist: Find out when open enrollment is happening. It’s November 1-December 15! Do your CAC training. Relive Rock Enroll 2018. Make sure you and your colleagues are receiving Enroll NE emails. UPCOMING EVENTS If you know about health care-related and/or outreach and enrollment events happening in your area, visit our events page… Read more →