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Recent Webinars

Special Enrollment Periods

Wednesday, March 14 

This webinar reviews the circumstances that trigger a special enrollment period and the timing of coverage effective dates for different triggering events and clarifies changes and updates to the rules surrounding special enrollment periods.

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Marketplace Appeals Process

Wednesday, February 28 

Presented in partnership with the National Health Law Program, this webinar provides information on marketplace appeals, detailing what decisions can be appealed, how to file an appeal, and ways to expedite the appeal process.

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Post-Open Enrollment Issues

Wednesday, December 20, 2017 

The webinar focuses post-open enrollment issues such as: 1) the new rule that allows insurers to demand payment of past-due premiums before 2018 coverage can be effectuated; 2) tips on resolving data-matching issues; and 3) information on certain special enrollment periods that are available now that open enrollment has ended for most states.

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Assisting People with Disabilities Enroll in Health Coverage

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 

In this special presentation by the American Association on Health and Disability (AAHD), Karl Cooper, Director of Public Health Programs at AAHD, will help you think about what questions a person with a disability needs to think about when they are considering their health care options in the Marketplace and provide an introduction to the resources available through the National Disability Navigator Resource Collaborative (NDNRC). Additionally, it will address disability etiquette and basic accessibility considerations for anyone doing enrollment work.

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Preventing and Resolving Data-Matching Issues

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 

This webinar will detail what happens when the Federally-Facilitated Marketplace (FFM) determines that information consumers provide as to their income and citizenship or immigration status doesn’t match information available to the FFM, and how assisters can help people resolve these data-matching issues.

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Immigrant Eligibility for Coverage Programs

Wednesday, October 4 and 24, 2017

This webinar provides an overview of immigrant eligibility polices for health insurance affordability programs and helps explain how to navigate the application process for families that include immigrants.

We are proud to present this webinar in partnership with the National Immigration Law Center.

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Note: Due to technical difficulties we experienced during this webinar that limited the number of participants who could join the presentation, we presented an encore of this webinar on Tuesday, October 24.  

Part I: Premium Tax Credits

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 

Part I provides a detailed discussion of eligibility for premium tax credits—including how offers of employer-sponsored insurance can affect eligibility—as well as how premium tax credits are calculated.

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Part II: Determining Household Size and Income

Thursday, September 21, 2017 

Part II details the rules used to determine household size and explains what counts as income when determining eligibility for premium tax credits and Medicaid.

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Part III: Plan Design and Selection

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 

Part III provides an overview of health plan design—including cost-sharing charges in Marketplace plans, eligibility for cost-sharing reductions, and how cost-sharing reductions affect costs for consumers. It also covers how to evaluate Marketplace plans based on cost-sharing and plan design.

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Part IV: Exemptions 

Thursday, September 28, 2017 

Part IV explains who can qualify for an exemption from the individual shared responsibility payment, and covers how to calculate the penalty for people who don’t maintain health coverage or qualify for an exemption.

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Preparing for 2018: Overview of Changes in the Marketplace

This webinar provides an overview of policy changes in the Marketplace that will take effect in 2017 and 2018, and answers some common questions about the upcoming enrollment year.

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Changes to Special Enrollment Periods (SEPs) and Pre-Enrollment Verification

This webinar discusses 2017 changes to special enrollment periods and provides a detailed explanation of the new pre-enrollment verification process for SEPs.

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Supporting Assisters in Uncertain Times

In this special webinar, hosted by Enroll America, presenters from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Families USA, Community Catalyst, and the National Health Law Program provide an update on the status of efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act including what they mean for navigators and other assisters, ideas for messaging to consumers during this challenging time, and a roadmap of assister resources available from national organizations.

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Note: This webinar is hosted by Enroll America and is outside of the Health Reform: Beyond the Basics webinar series.


The Health Reform: Beyond the Basics webinar series is intended for those working on the implementation of health reform.