HHS Announces Funding to Support Navigators in Marketplaces
June 10, 2014-The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the availability of funding, totaling $60 million, to support Navigators in Federally-facilitated and State Partnership Marketplaces in 2014-2015. To access the funding opportunity announcement, visit: http://www.grants.gov, and search for CFDA # 93.332. For more information about Navigators, visit: http://cciio.cms.gov/programs/exchanges/assistance.html
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:
Answers about Health Plan Contracting Webinar
If you have ever encountered difficulties in getting contracts with health plans, then this webinar is for you! Featuring representatives from American’s Health Insurance Plans and from health plans, this webinar explains health plan requirements, expectations for network providers as well as what will make Essential Community Providers most attractive to health plans. Check out this archived webinar: Answers about Health Plan Contracting Webinar
Next Marketplace Open Enrollment Begins November 15, 2014
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CMS covers 100 million people through Medicare, Medicaid, the Children's Health Insurance Program, and the Health Insurance Marketplace. Visit the CMS Newsroom for breaking information on the Health Insurance Marketplace, Medicaid and more.