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March 8, 2019 Outreach and Enrollment News

Author: Amanda Tekely/Friday, March 08, 2019/Categories: Outreach News

PACHC Outreach and Enrollment Regional Training

PACHC will host 2019 Outreach and Enrollment Regional Spring Training next month in both eastern and western Pennsylvania.  The agenda will include presentations on Medicare, Community HealthChoices, outreach strategies and customer service, as well as opportunities for networking to share best practices and strategize solutions to challenges.  These regional trainings are for all navigators, certified application counselors (CACs) and other health center outreach and enrollment staff.  Join us on Monday, April 8 at the Pittsburgh Marriott North in Cranberry Township, PA or on Thursday, April 18, at the Crowne Plaza Philadelphia, King of Prussia, from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm.  A hot lunch will be provided. Click here to register. If you have not yet created an account through our website, you will need to do so to register.  Questions, contact Tia Whitaker, statewide director, outreach and enrollment.

 

SEP Reference Chart

Eligibility for Special Enrollment Periods (SEP) can be very difficult to determine. Health Reform Beyond the Basics has created a SEP Reference Chart to help direct patients and consumers to information to determine if they can enroll in Marketplace coverage outside of the annual open enrollment period. Many SEPs are triggered due to loss of minimum essential coverage, loss of Medicaid or employer sponsored coverage, marriage, change in household size, moves, change in income and even error.

 

CMS Launches Medicare Coverage App
A Kaiser Health News article, Is New App From Feds Your Answer To Navigating Medicare Coverage? Yes And No, explores the new free app from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and its pros and cons. The app is part of CMS' new eMedicare initiative.

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