NDNRC PRESENTING ON WEBINAR ABOUT PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES AND THE ACA
The NDNRC will be presenting on a webinar on Wednesday, May 4 at 3:00 PM ET entitled “The Affordable Care Act and Persons with Disabilities: An Introduction and Overview Webinar.” To read the full announcement or for a link to register for the webinar, check out our news item by clicking here.
The University of Washington Healthy Aging Rehabilitation Research Training Center (RRTC) has released a new summary of an article entitled “Using Technology to Gather Health Information in the Home and Community Life of People Aging with Disabilities.” This summary is available here.
Last week, the HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) released a new report entitled “Health Insurance Marketplace Premiums after Shopping, Switching, and Premium Tax Credits, 2015–2016.” To read more about what the report covers and to download a copy, check out our news item by clicking here.
The Kaiser Family Foundation has released a new issue brief which looks at the ACA implementation experience in Kentucky and what it means for proposed changes in the state. To download a copy of the brief click here. It can also be found on the Kentucky page on our website under “State Specific Resources.”
On Tuesday, UnitedHealth announced it would be withdrawing from the ACA Marketplaces in all but a few states. The Kaiser Family Foundation has released a new issue brief which examines how UnitedHealth’s exit from the market will affect consumer choice and premium rates. To find out more about what’s in the issue brief or to download a copy, click here.
Last week, we mentioned a webinar this past Monday hosted by the National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) on prohibiting discrimination under the ACA. If you missed the webinar, the recording and slides have been archived and can be accessed by clicking here.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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