2015 Open Enrollment Pocket Card Available Now
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CHA Comments on King v. Burwell Supreme Court Case
CHA has filed a friend-of-the-court brief in the Supreme Court case of King v. Burwell to help defend the Affordable Care Act from a tenuous legal challenge that needlessly threatens the law’s foundation and health care coverage for working families.
CHA Leaders on Capitol Hill as Court Hears ACA Challenge
Catholic Health Association to Supreme Court: Working Families in Every State Should Be Eligible for Subsidies
Amicus Curiae Brief
CHA President and CEO Sr. Carol Keehan also joined a Capitol Hill press conference via video to explain the vital importance of subsidies that enable people to receive the health care they need. In that press conference, families who live in states with a federal insurance marketplace offered emotional testimony about what it would mean for them to lose their health care coverage.
HHS Report on Health Insurance Coverage and the Affordable Care Act
(March 2015) According to HHS report, about 16.4 million uninsured people have gained health coverage since ACA passage – the largest change in the uninsured in four decades
New Enrollment Resources!
Open enrollment has begun and it's already working to connect people with affordable, meaningful health insurance. To assist in providing information to patients and communities about the opportunity to obtain coverage during the second open enrollment period, CHA is providing new and updated resources from our partners at Enroll America. We hope you find these materials helpful as part of our shared commitment to expand quality, affordable health coverage to millions of uninsured people and their families.
This consumer-friendly brochure is available to distribute in hospitals, clinics, schools and other places in your community. The brochures are an excellent way to quickly explain open enrollment and give people basic information to begin the process.
» Brochure English Get Covered, Stay Covered Messaging
» Brochure Spanish
In addition to reaching out to new enrollees, these materials will help consumers who enrolled in marketplace coverage last year STAY covered.
- Enroll America developed a helpful infographic that lays out the three simple steps to renewal to ensure consumers #StayCovered with the right amount of financial help and in a plan that meets their needs and budget.
- Consider having appropriate staff join Enroll America's Communicators Program. Through this program, Enroll America provides trusted partners like hospitals with messaging resources and earned media best practices in reaching individuals effectively through press or in your own communications channels (websites, social media, newsletters etc.)
Certified Application Counselor Toolkit
In preparation for the next open enrollment period, Enroll America is working to help new and existing Certified Application Counselor (CAC) organizations identify individual CACs. Check out their CAC Organization Toolkit to learn how to become a CAC organization, recruit volunteers to serve as individual CACs and identify other community partners.
Presumptive Eligibility Toolkit
An oldie but a goodie, this toolkit provides hospital administrators with information and guidance on implementing the new presumptive eligibility option to enroll patients and their families likely eligible for Medicaid.
Healthcare in the Pulpit
Enroll America's Healthcare in the Pulpit program works to inspire people of faith to take action and get the word out about the new health insurance options made available by the Affordable Care Act. Enroll America is re-launching this program for the second open enrollment period with updated materials, webinars and on-the-ground events. Visit the program's homepage to learn more.
Health Insurance Literacy Resource Hub
Enroll America is actively collecting and cataloging helpful tools, factsheets, videos and strategies to help fill gaps in health insurance literacy among consumes and assisters. Visit the Health Insurance Literacy Hub to learn more.
Get the Word Out on Social Media
Change your organization's social media profile pictures to one of the #GetCovered #StayCovered icons. They're available in every color of the rainbow. Be sure to follow @EnrollAmerica and @GetCoveredUS on Twitter for up-to-date information throughout the second open enrollment period.
Connect with Enroll America in your State
View a list of contact information for key staff in your state. Enroll America operates a full grassroots campaign in 11 states but has key support staff serving every state of the country. Please consider them as a helpful resource.
More Information about Open Enrollment 2.0:
- Stay connected with up-to-date information by signing up for Enroll America's newsletter at www.enrollamerica.org