ACA and Resource Update from Health Happens in Libraries
The current enrollment period for individuals seeking health care coverage in the health insurance marketplace is still open! There are many resources to support organizations and individuals in obtaining the information they need about this component of the Affordable Care Act. The following resources are intended to support libraries as they develop their own priorities for responding to patron inquiries in this area.
- HealthCare.gov provides an excellent overview of key topics, questions, and answers related to the health insurance marketplace for individuals, families, and businesses, at: https://www.healthcare.gov/all-topics/
- The National Disability Navigator Resource Collaborative provides cross-disability information and support for Navigators and other enrollment specialists. More information, including access to a comprehensive guide for serving individuals with disabilities in the ACA marketplace, is available at: http://www.nationaldisabilitynavigator.org/
- If you missed our January webinar on Health Information Resources For Library Staff, you can access the free archive at anytime at: http://webjunction.org/events/webjunction/health-information-resources-for-library-staff.html
- Registration is now open for our March 27 webinar on strategies for Prioritizing Patron and Partner Engagement in your local health information services. To register, visit: http://webjunction.org/events/webjunction/prioritizing-patron-and-partner-engagement.html
Do you have questions or input about libraries supporting community health information needs? Email us at any time! Thanks for your continued interest in Health Happens in Libraries, and for supporting our efforts to connect libraries with useful health information resources.