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|2014-2015 Open Enrollment Resources|
Open Enrollment began November 15th, 2014 and ended February 15th, 2015.
Community Health Centers continue to be a leader for enrolling the newly insured for coverage. The following provides a list of unique challenges for this year's open enrollment and resources to help address and support them.
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These calculators will help you estimate costs of coverage and subsidies you may be eligible for. Most of these tools provide a range of costs. Always verify subsidy eligibility and plan costs with an enrollment specialist.
Renewals and Modifications
Open enrollment is also an opportunity for individuals who have already purchased coverage to renew or modify their plans. For example, if an individual's life circumstances has changed, such as marriage, divorce, or having children, they should review their plan to ensure it fits their unique needs.
Tax Credits and Exemptions
A key component for affordable care is through tax subsidies. With open enrollment occurring during tax season, understanding the tax credit program, how to determine eligibility, and how it impacts the cost of care is critical. These resources will help enrollment workers assist the uninsured in determining their eligibility for subsidies and educating them on the how the program works.
The newly insured are also new to the health and health insurance landscape. Understanding their coverage (health insurance literacy) and health terms is important to make the most of their plan and navigate the health system. The following resources will help outreach and enrollment workers get started but our Health Literacy Library has a comprehensive library of tools, resources, and education.
Workforce and Human Resources
A key component to a successful outreach and enrollment program is the staff. Enrollment assisters, specialists and program managers ensure the program runs smoothly and efficiently. Below are different job positions and descriptions (by state) for your convenience.
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