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Affordable Care Act and the Title X Program

On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). Along with the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, the law put in place comprehensive health insurance reforms. The law makes preventive care—including family planning and related care—more accessible and affordable for many Americans. The information and resources provided here are intended to assist Title X-funded family planning centers and other safety net providers in implementing the new law.

Health Information Technology

With health care costs and quality assurance as central issues in health care reform, health information technology is viewed as a key tool in achieving both lower costs and improved quality of care.

Outreach and Enrollment

Affordable Care Act News

Please check here regularly for breaking ACA news and latest resources!

WEBINAR! Starting Simple: Inreach/Outreach and Enrollment for Title X Family Planning Agencies

9/9/14, 2:00-3:30 pm ET
Registration is OPEN!

This 90-minute web-based forum will feature speakers from Enroll America, the National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Association (NFPRHA) and the Mississippi State Department of Health, a Title X Grantee. Speakers will answer your enrollment questions and share resources and best practices for Title X providers to use when conducting outreach and enrollment.  More information hereREGISTER.

New NFPRHA Resource – Enrollment in a Box – Pre-Order Today for Shipping 9/9! 

The National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Association is offering Title X providers a new, free guide to help with Affordable Care Act education and outreach. Enrollment in a Box provides a roadmap for conducting year-round education and enrollment activities - on any budgetIt is available for all Title X providers, not only for NFPRHA members.

For more information, contact the Get Covered: Family Planning staff at nclack@nfprha.org or cmanning@nfprha.org.

Special Enrollment Options

2014 Open enrollment for the Marketplace has ended, however individuals and families may still qualify for special enrollment options based on certain life changes. This video explains special enrollment.

Go to healthcare.gov for more information.

Using New Insurance Coverage

People gaining health insurance for the first time may need help navigating the system. Here are some resources:

Next Marketplace Open Enrollment Begins November 15, 2014

This blog provides information and links to resources on timely Affordable Care Act topics.

Affordable Care Act Federal News Sources:

Follow the Healthcare.gov Blog for trending topics on the Health Insurance Marketplace.

Visit the CMS Newsroom for breaking information on the Health Insurance Marketplace, Medicaid and more.

Latest Updates!


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Be sure to check the Family Planning National Training Centers for up-to-date Affordable Care Act resources for Title X and other safety net providers!