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Oct. 9, 2020 Outreach and Enrollment News

Author: Amanda Tekely/Monday, October 12, 2020/Categories: Outreach News

NEW! Outreach and Enrollment Slack Site

Join our PACHC Outreach and Enrollment Team Slack Page. Slack is a place where teams and colleagues can share information, documents and communicate as a group or individually through a chat feature. It is also equipped with robust features like document sharing and collaboration. We will be sharing documents on Pennie, the Low-Income Subsidy and Medicare Savings program and enabling service information. Questions? Contact Tia Whitaker, PACHC Statewide Director for Outreach and Enrollment.


Pennie Assister Experience Webinar

On Oct. 14 from 11:00 - 12:30 pm, Scott Yeager, Outreach Manager for the Pennsylvania Health Insurance Exchange (Pennie) will present the new Pennie Assister portal on Look forward to step-by-step instructions and consumer scenarios to become more acquainted with the new website that will go live Nov. 1, 2020. This session will be recorded and available in the Slack portal. Click here to join.


2021 Pennsylvania Marketplace Plan Preview Webinar

PACHC will host two webinars to preview the 2021 PA State-based Health insurance Marketplace plans on Wednesday, Oct. 21 and Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020. These webinars will provide enrollment assisters with information on individual plan design offerings for the upcoming enrollment period which begins on Nov. 1, 2020 and ends Jan 15, 2021. Each plan presentation will be 20-25 minutes with time for questions from attendees. Assisters need to be familiar with changes in provider networks, tiering and plan benefits to aid consumers in making the best choice for their needs.


    • Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
      • 10:00 am Ambetter
      • 10:30 am Capital Blue Cross
      • 11:00 am Geisinger
      • 11:30 am Highmark
  • PACHC 2021 Marketplace Insurer Webinar (Part 2) - Click here to join.
    • Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020 10:00 - 11:30 am 
      • 10:00 am IBX
      • 10:30 am OSCAR
      • 11:00 am UPMC

Mark Your Calendar!

Every Wednesday, beginning Nov. 4, PACHC will host a Pennie Check-in Call from 8:30 - 9:00 am. This call is designed to network, get feedback, assist with troubleshooting, and ask questions about Assister Pennie enrollments during Open Enrollment 2021. Dial 1-800-220-9875; passcode 15072594.


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