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NEW Spotlight on Outreach: Strategies and Best Practices for Working with Colleges and Universities

The CMS August 22 webinar included a presentation by Young Invincibles featuring lessons learned and best practices to engage and help enroll young adults (individuals from 18-34 years old) in the Marketplace. As a supplement on this important topic, and in the spirit of the “Back to School” mindset, CMS wants to highlight the following […]

NEW Upcoming Maintenance on Healthcare.gov

The Marketplace will be conducting periodic maintenance and upgrades to HealthCare.gov over the next few weekends to provide the best service possible in preparation for the next open enrollment period.  CMS had one such period this past Saturday, August 30, and will continue to share the latest information regarding these periods in the weeks to […]

Assister Webinar Schedule

September Webinar Schedule: Friday, September 12: Webinar at 2 pm EDT – Overview of the Multi-State Plan Program Friday, September 19: Webinar at 2 pm EDT – Overview of Immigrant Eligibility Policies for Health Insurance Affordability Programs  Friday, September 26: Webinar at 2 pm EDT – Application Process for Health Insurance Affordability Programs for Families […]

Financial, Operations Management/ Information Technology Conference on Oct. 28-29, 2014 in Las Vegas

Planet Hollywood, Las Vegas, NV Early-bird Registration Available NACHC’s Financial, Operations Management & Information Technology (FOM/IT) conference is your best opportunity to learn about implementing organizational change, overseeing corporate compliance, and administering information technology at your community health center. FOM/IT is the only NACHC conference specifically designed to target the financial, operations and IT challenges Community Health Centers […]

HRSA issues PAL on Updated Change in Scope Process

Last week HRSA issued Program Assistance Letter #2014-10: Updated Process for Change in Scope Submission, Review and Approval Timelines. The PAL expands on clarifications in PAL 2013-03, issued last year, and applies to both grantees and FQHC look-alike entities. Specifically, the PAL clarifies timelines for Health Center submission and HRSA approval of Change in Scope […]

Voting for NHCW Picture & Video Contests Begins Monday!

From the National Health Center Week website:  Many thanks to the Health Center Advocates across the country who submitted their pictures and videos celebrating the work Health Centers do as Local Engines for Healthier Communities via the NHCW Picture & Video Contest. Help us determine this year’s contest winners by voting for your favorite video […]

CMS Resources and Fact Sheets for Special Populations

Please check out the outreach and education section of Marketplace.cms.gov. Under this section, look for the link “special populations” where you can click to find more information for young adults such as tips, info for college graduates, and knowing your rights. http://marketplace.cms.gov/outreach-and-education/special-populations.html For College Graduates: Congrats Grad Fact Sheet Mom’s as Messengers: Mother’s as Messengers […]

Reminder: Continue to Help Resolve Outstanding Immigration/Citizenship Data Matching Issues (or Inconsistencies) by September 5

Thank you for your continued support helping consumers resolve outstanding immigration and citizenship data matching issues.  CMS is working hard to process the thousands of documents that have been and continue to be submitted by consumers to confirm their coverage.  Consumers with outstanding immigration and citizenship data matching issues from whom CMS has not received any […]

Assister Webinar End of Summer Schedule

There is no assister webinar this week.  We wish you and your families a safe Labor Day holiday.  After the Labor Day holiday, CMS will resume a weekly webinar schedule beginning in September in advance of the Open Enrollment Period.  Please be sure to mark these dates on your calendar. We look forward to your […]