Interested in Learning More about Marketplaces?

August 7, 2013  |  Foundation News

Announcement

Need help understanding the ACA or the Health Insurance Marketplace? The REACH Foundation is interested in supporting education to help nonprofit health and human service organizations prepare for the continued roll-out of Affordable Care Act provisions and the launch of the health insurance marketplaces that will begin open enrollment on October 1, 2013.

For assistance identifying a local resource, contact William Moore, Ph.D., Vice President, Program, Policy & Evaluation, at bill@reachhealth.org, or call 913-432-4196.

 

Additional Resources

There are numerous online information sources available that explain the ACA and health insurance marketplace enrollment. Following are a few resources and tools:

“The YouTunes Get Ready for Obamacare,” The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. accessed August 2013, http://kff.org/health-reform/video/youtoons-obamacare-video/

Cover Missouri is a project of the Missouri Foundation for Health (MFH) to promote quality, affordable health coverage for every Missourian. Cover Missouri provides basic information, policy updates and research publications to help Missourians understand and improve the health care system. http://www.covermissouri.org/reform/

The federal government’s healthcare.gov web site explains health insurance marketplaces, the enrollment process, eligibility and other information. https://www.healthcare.gov/what-is-the-health-insurance-marketplace/

Healthcare.gov also provides the same information in Spanish. https://www.cuidadodesalud.gov/es/enes/videos/2012/04/mycare-stories-myrna.html