Resources Update on the ACA
As we approach March and the final month of open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) health insurance marketplaces, there are many excellent resources to help you and your patrons remain informed about accessing new healthcare options. Please read on for information on upcoming webinars and new tools, and feel free to share this message with others. Please note that if the dates and/or times are not convenient, most webinars are being archived.
- Enroll America is currently hosting a free, six-part webinar series, focused on effective outreach and enrollment strategies that can be implemented quickly and effectively in communities. All webinars will be recorded and archived for those who may wish to review them on their own time. To learn more and to register (or to access the archives) please visit: http://www.enrollamerica.org/resources/webinars/the-road-to-march-31-effective-outreach-and-enrollment-strategies-to-use-now/?source=hp
- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships is hosting a webinar on Wednesday, February 26 at 7 PM Eastern, focused on Latinos and the Health Insurance Marketplace. For more information on the Partnership Center and to register for this webinar opportunity, please visit: http://www.hhs.gov/partnerships/resources/aca_101-invite.html
- The Rural Assistance Center provides health and human services information for rural America. They have created a Health Insurance Outreach and Enrollment topic guide tailored to rural communities. This guide can be accessed at: http://www.raconline.org/topics/health-insurance-outreach-and-enrollment?utm_source=racupdate&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=update022014
- WebJunction is hosting the Health Happens in Libraries team for a webinar on Thursday, March 27 at 1 PM CT to explore inventive patron and partner engagement approaches which have been implemented by libraries in conjunction with the initial open enrollment period for the ACA. Join in to discuss your library’s experience! Registration for this free webinar, “Health Happens in Libraries: Prioritizing Patron and Partner Engagement” is now open.