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NACHC & CMS Webinar on the Special Enrollment Period (SEP) Due to COVID-19

Resource Subtopic: Enabling Services (ES), —Value-Based Health Care Transformation.

Keywords: Outreach.

Year Developed: 2021

Resource Type: Archived Webinar.

Primary Audience: Outreach Staff
Secondary Audience: Enabling Staff

Language: English

Developed by: National Association of Community Health Centers (See other resources developed by this organization). In collaboration with Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

Resource Summary: The National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) is partnering with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO) to host a national webinar for community health centers on the Special Enrollment Period.

Resource Details: For this webinar, leaders from the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO) – which oversees – will highlight the details of CMS’s consumer-facing education campaign on the SEP. In addition to CMS, this webinar will provide a “boots-on-the-ground” perspective of a health center that is rapidly responding to the charge of enrolling the uninsured into coverage in response to the SEP.Note: The information provided in this webinar was accurate at the time/date of the webinar on March 11, 2021. The Biden Administration subsequently announced on March 23, 2021, that the Special Enrollment Period was extended to August 15, 2021. For the most current information, please refer to CMS’s “Updated and New 2021 Special Enrollment Period for COVID-19 Public Health Emergency: Technical Stakeholder Guidance.”

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