Monthly Archives: July 2013

HRSA HIV/AIDS Open Opportunities

HRSA-13-202  HIV Care Grant Program Part B AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) Emergency Relief Awards Program Details Apply at Grants.gov by July 19 HRSA-13-281  Supporting the Continuum of Care: Building Ryan White Program Grantee Capacity to Enroll Eligible Clients in Affordable Care Act Health Coverage Programs Program Details Apply at Grants.gov by July 29

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CMS Compare website redesigned to help consumers search for physicians

CMS' Physician Compare, a website that allows consumers to search and compare information about hundreds of thousands of physicians and other health care professionals, has been redesigned to make the site easier to use and provide new information for consumers. Physician Compare was improved based on user and partner feedback, as part of improvements in the Affordable Care Act. The redesign includes new information on physicians, such as: Information

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You’re Invited – What to Expect with the Affordable Care Act

Join Appleseed and Enroll Nebraska on Thursday, July 25 at Urban Abbey for a Q&A on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and learn about Enroll Nebraska’s efforts to strengthen consumer outreach and enrollment. Thursday, July 25 Urban Abbey Coffee Shop 1026 Jackson St, Omaha, NE 8:30 a.m. coffee & networking 9 a.m. presentation Come learn about the health care law, how Nebraska is preparing for the implementation, and how the non-profit community

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Webinar: Affordable Care Act and Minority Health

July 26 1:00PM CDT The National Conference of State Legislatures will be presenting on how the ACA will affect health outcomes for people of color in the United States. Register here!

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National Health Center Week 3 Weeks Away!

National Health Center Week 2013 (NHCW), August 11-17, is just 26 days away!  Prepare now: Post your health center’s NHCW event to the website (use the password: healthy) Invite your elected officials to attend your event or visit your health center during NHCW – use our online tool to send an email invite to your Members of Congress Let us know if any of your U.S. Senators or Representatives are attending your event – email grassroots@nachc.com

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Enroll America Offers Resources for Gearing Up Outreach & Enrollment

The Enroll America website at www.enrollamerica.org offers resources for you in gearing up for Outreach & Enrollment.  If you are looking for information to hand out NOW to your patients, this site has much to offer.  Some of the information offered: Public Education Resources In-Person Assistance Resources Enroll America Webinars Enroll America Publications Some other helpful resources are listed below: Health Insurance Marketplace video:

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NACHC “Box” Resources for Outreach & Enrollment

If you have any materials that you are willing to share, please post them to NACHC's Box. They are collecting materials on Outreach and Enrollment, Payment Reform, Medicaid Expansion, Exchanges. Sign-up for your free Box account.  NACHC recently added the following: ·         BPHC Outreach and Enrollment in Health Centers Part I Webinar Slides

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DHHS Timely Filing Requirement for all Medicaid Claims

Effective September 1, 2013 The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Division of Medicaid & Long-Term Care is implementing the change in the requirement for timely filing of all claims from one year to six months from date of service.  Please see provider bulletins published last year #12-35 of July, 2012, and #12-34 of November 2012, in regards to this pending change. For claims questions regarding this provider bulletin

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Enroll America Webinar Replay – Making Enrollment Easier: New Guidance from CMS

On June 12th, Enroll America hosted a webinar with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities to take a deeper dive on five new enrollment strategies available to make enrollment easier for states. States can significantly reduce the number of uninsured residents they will need to reach through outreach and in-person application assistance efforts in 2014 by taking full advantage of these

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Marketplace Stakeholder Teleconference with HHS and CMS on The Nebraska Health Insurance Marketplace

Date: Wednesday, July 31, 2013 Time: 10:00am - 11:00am CDT Register at http://cmsregion7himne2.eventbrite.com Nanette Foster Reilly, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Consortium Administrator for Financial Management and Fee for Service Operations, and Stephene Moore, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Regional Director invite partners & stakeholders to the second in a three-part series of teleconferences regarding

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