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15 days and counting: Round two of ACA open enrollment

November 1, 2014
by Ron Manderscheid
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More than 7 million people with mental or substance use conditions still remain uninsured. We each have a personal obligation to help change that situation.

Do you know how to enroll or re-enroll an uninsured person through your state health insurance marketplace or Medicaid expansion?

Here is some relevant background information: www.behavioral.net/blogs/ron-manderscheid/heads-less-45-days-until-aca-o...

Helpful national and state resources for consumers, providers, navigators and others can be found at: www.enrollamerica.org/resources/in-person-assistance/#importance

Do you know how to find insurance enrollment resources in your own zip code?

Find out how to get personal help: www.getcoveredamerica.org/locator/

Where to enroll: www.localhelp.healthcare.gov.

Are you aware of new federal resources on access to care after enrollment?

Review the latest “From Coverage to Care”: www.marketplace.cms.gov/technical-assistance-resources/c2c.html

Are you aware of key resources to help you enroll?
To find local people and organizations that can assist you in applying or renewing insurance, go to any Federally Qualified Health Center, or: https://localhelp.healthcare.gov  
To see if you can qualify for financial help with the cost of your health insurance, go to:   https://www.getcoveredamerica.org/calculator/        

To get you connected with your state’s health insurance marketplace, go to:

To reach the national insurance marketplace help line, call: 1-800-318-2596; (TTY: 1-855-889-4325)   


Ron Manderscheid

Exec. Dir., NACBHDD and NARMH

Ron Manderscheid



Ron Manderscheid, Ph.D., serves as the Executive Director of the National Association of County...

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