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Faith and Community Weeks of Action Toolkit

Faith and community-based organizations are hosting events across the country. This toolkit provides resources to help plan and host Health Insurance Marketplace outreach and enrollment events during Open Enrollment. Open Enrollment for 2017 is November 1, 2016 – January 31, 2017. The Marketplace helps individuals and families apply for and enroll in health coverage. People can learn if they’re eligible for coverage through Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), or for help paying for Marketplace coverage, depending on their household income.

Use this Faith and Community Week of Action Toolkit to make sure people in your community know about the health insurance options available to them or to host an outreach or enrollment event:

Contact these faith liaisons from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for help planning your outreach and enrollment event.

BOSTON - Region 1
Areas: ME, CT, MA, NH, RI, and VT
Email: ROBOSORA@cms.hhs.gov
Attention: Jennifer Syria

NEW YORK - Region 2
Areas: NJ, NY, and the Virgin Islands
Email: RONYCORA@cms.hhs.gov 
Attention: Lakezia Carmichael
For PR, email: Maria Martinez.

Areas: PA, DE, DC, MD, VA, and WV
Email: ROPHIORA@cms.hhs.gov
Attention: Beth Chalick-Kaplan and Phuong Tong

ATLANTA - Region 4
Areas: AL, FL, GA, KY, MS, NC, SC, and TN
Email: ROATLORA@cms.hhs.gov
Attention: Rhonda Hunter, Judy Weaver and Brenda Davalie

CHICAGO - Region 5
Areas: IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, and WI
Email: ROCHIORA@cms.hhs.gov
Attention: Dell L. Gist

DALLAS - Region 6
Areas: TX, AR, LA, NM, and OK
Email: RODALORA@cms.hhs.gov
Attention: Sylvia Garcia

KANSAS CITY - Region 7
Areas: IA, KS, MO, and NE
Email: ROKCMORA@cms.hhs.gov
Attention: Nickolas Clasen and Ellisa Balch

DENVER - Region 8
Areas: CO, MT, ND, SD, UT, and WY
Email: ROREAORA@cms.hhs.gov
Attention: Gloria Baca

Areas: AZ, CA, NV, HI, and the western territories
Email: ROSFOORA@cms.hhs.gov
Attention: Darryl Burton

SEATTLE - Region 10
Areas: AK, ID, OR, and WA
Email: ROSEA_ORA2@cms.hhs.gov
Attention: Darryl Means

For general information about Faith Weeks of Action, email Lisa Carr at Lisa.Carr@cms.hhs.gov.

For more information about the Marketplace, visit HealthCare.gov, or call the Marketplace Call Center at 1-800-318-2596 (TTY: 855-889-4325) 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Assistance is available in over 240 languages.

To view and print other Marketplace outreach and enrollment fact sheets, infographics, and other resources, visit Marketplace.cms.gov.

Content created by Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships (CFBNP)
Content last reviewed on September 16, 2016