MEDICAID OUTREACH CONTINUES
Last week, we reported on a new Kaiser Family Foundation issue brief which addressed the remaining uninsured population who would be eligible for Medicaid and CHIP if they applied (read that news item here). Following up on that report, Kaiser has released another issue brief this week entitled “Outreach and Enrollment Strategies for Reaching the Medicaid Eligible but Uninsured Population.” Read our news story about this issue brief by clicking here.
This week, CMS released the Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for the 2017 Marketplace. To read our news item which includes links to the rules, the CMS press release and the CMS fact sheet summarizing the rules, click here. You can also read the two Health Affairs blog posts which summarize these rules by clicking here and here.
Last week, we told you about a webinar being hosted by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities on Special Enrollment Periods (SEPs). If you missed yesterday’s webinar, you can download the slides by clicking here. The slides can also be found on our Resources & Links page under “Enrollment Resources – Overview.”
On Monday, CMS released the Medicaid enrollment data for December 2015. To download a copy of the report, read our news story by clicking here. The report can also be found on our Resources & Links page under “Enrollment Statistics.” If you want other Medicaid and Exchange enrollment data, you can also check out a report issued this week from Health Management Associates by clicking here.
Are you wondering what difference the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is making in people’s lives? As this month marks the six year anniversary of the ACA, the White House released a fact sheet this week which explains all the things that the ACA has done to better the health care of millions of Americans. To read the fact sheet, click here.
Need help identifying, adapting and implementing tools to support care coordination capacity building and measurement? The National Center for Care Coordination Technical Assistance (NCCCTA) provides technical assistance (TA) on the Pediatric Care Coordination Curriculum, Care Coordination Measurement Tool and the Pediatric Integrated Care Survey. These tools can be found by clicking here.
Are you looking for local partners to help with outreach to the disability community? The NDNRC is funding eighteen Community Outreach Collaboratives (COCs) for the third year of our project. This includes the eleven that were funded last year, plus seven new locations in six new states. The COCs increase collaborations in the community, dissemination and outreach efforts and enrollment of people with disabilities in the ACA. To find a COC, click here.
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