Get ready for the new year and the last stretch of open enrollment. Here is a roundup of the top five resources for enrollment assisters.
A new report released last week confirms the findings that enrollment experts emphasized on our teleconference with reporters last Wednesday: We still have a ways to go in getting “hard-to-reach” populations enrolled in health coverage.
While the few months of open enrollment are typically what most people think of when they think about marketplace health coverage, the truth is that enrollment happens all year long. Between helping consumers sign up for coverage when they experience certain life changes, enrolling people in Medicaid, and trying to educate the public about the Affordable Care Act, enrollment assisters are busy 365 days a year.
These infographics illustrate how health insurance helps address health disparities affecting racial and ethnic minorities.
African Americans are more likely to have certain health problems than whites. Finding and treating these problems early can make a huge difference. Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, most health insurance plans must cover preventive services for free.
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders are more likely to have certain health problems than whites. Finding and treating these problems early can make a huge difference. Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, most health insurance plans must cover preventive services for free.
As we near the end of the third open enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act, navigators and assisters are rightly focused on signing up as many people as they can for marketplace coverage. At the same time, many are also putting more time and energy into a crucial element of an effective enrollment program: follow-up with consumers who are already enrolled.
We all know that if you ask the wrong questions, you’ll get the wrong answers. And nowhere is this more important than in the health insurance marketplace, as consumers make decisions about which health plan to buy or renew. Today’s blog reviews the most important questions that assisters need to ask consumers in order to help them choose the plan that reflects their unique health care priorities.
Amid this busy open enrollment season, here our picks of new resources that will help enrollment assisters sign up consumers for coverage.
A few years ago, Audrey Chabot didn’t know whether she would live to celebrate another Thanksgiving with her family. This self-employed pastry chef said she was so sick that she felt like she was “at death’s door.” But this year, as the Chabot family gathers for their Thanksgiving dinner in Maumee, Ohio, they’ll be thanking the Affordable Care Act that their matriarch has a seat at the table.