Tag: Enrollment

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 →

Over 87,000 Nebraskans covered through ACA Marketplace in 3rd enrollment period

***For Immediate Release*** March 15, 2016   Contact, Jeff Sheldon Communications Director, Nebraska Appleseed Office: (402) 438-8853 Mobile: (402) 840-7289 jsheldon@neappleseed.org   Over 87,000 Nebraskans newly insured through Health Insurance Marketplace 88 percent of enrollees received tax credits to reduce cost of plans   LINCOLN — Last week, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced more than 87,000… Read more →

2-1-1 helped Nebraska reach record health insurance goal

Nebraskans found Health Insurance thanks to new 2-1-1 partnership Free service by United Ways Nebraska 2-1-1 connected customers to health coverage assisters   During the 2015-16 Health Insurance Marketplace open enrollment period that concluded in January, a record number of Nebraskans – more than 87,000 – enrolled in or renewed health insurance plans through the Health Insurance Marketplace. A new… Read more →

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 →

Health Insurance Marketplace’s First Years Brings Coverage to Many

This is a guest post from Enroll Nebraska intern Sally Henry. According to the United States Census Bureau, the percentage of Americans without health insurance dropped from 13.3 to 10.4 percent between the years of 2013 and 2014.  In other words, 8.8 million people gained health insurance. Kaiser Health News recently published a succinct overview of the Census Bureau’s study… Read more →