Tag: ACA

2016 ACA Enrollment Exceeds Sign-up Goals

This is a guest post from Enroll Nebraska intern Nathan Klein. According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, about 12.7 million Americans enrolled in private health insurance through the federal and state marketplaces during the 2016 health care enrollment period. Beginning in mid November and ending on January 31st of this year, the state of Nebraska enrolled a… Read more →

‘2016 in 2016’ campaign to encourage Nebraskans to get health coverage

Today, community and health care organizations across Nebraska announced the kickoff of a health coverage enrollment campaign to bring a strong finish to an open enrollment period that already has been a resounding success. Enroll Nebraska’s “2016 in 2016” is an effort by a statewide network of health coverage navigators and enrollment assisters to enroll over 2,000 Nebraskans in health… Read more →

The Affordable Care Act has been a game-changer for women’s health

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has had an enormously positive impact on reducing the number of uninsured Americans. Nearly 9 million people got health coverage in the first year of the ACA’s Health Insurance Marketplace. This is the biggest drop in uninsurance in the U.S. since before 2008, and some experts even say that we haven’t seen this big of… Read more →

In the news: Lawmakers working together shows ACA is here to stay

Note: This is a guest post from Enroll Nebraska intern Sally Henry. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has been the topic of heated debate within Congress since it was first introduced and passed in 2010, but after the Supreme Court delivered the law a major victory in June, lawmakers are starting to work together acknowledging the reality that the ACA… Read more →

Binational Health Week Omaha 2015 — Semana Binacional de Salud Omaha 2015

Mark your calendars for Binational Health Week (BHW) events in Omaha on October 9th-17th! Binational Health Week is one of the largest mobilization efforts in the Americas to improve the health and well-being of the underserved Latino population living in the United States and Canada. While this week focuses on Latinos, people of all races and ethnicities are encouraged to… Read more →