National Outreach and Enrollment Resources
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National Organizational Resources

  • Community Health Association of Mountain Plains States- As the only other Regional Primary Care Association, representing Colorado, Montana, the Dakotas, Utah and Wyoming, CHAMPS is offering diverse support and education on outreach and enrollment.
  • Enroll America - A nonpartisan 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to maximize the number of uninsured Americans who enroll in health coverage made available by the Affordable Care Act.
  • Families USA - The "Navigators and In-Person Assisters Resource Center” provides information about state enrollment assistance programs and resources to help provide consumers with the information they need to get enrolled.
  • HealthCare.Gov -The federal insurance exchange market. For Region X, only Alaska will use this web portal for enrollment.
  • Health Outreach Partners - A national non-profit health organization providing training, consultation, and information services to community-based organizations striving to improve the quality of life of hard-to-reach populations.
  • Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) -The primary Federal agency for improving access to health care services for people who are uninsured, isolated or medically vulnerable.
  • Kaiser Family Foundation- A non-profit, private operating foundation focusing on the major health care issues facing the U.S., as well as the U.S. role in global health policy.
  • Michigan Primary Care Association - Michigan Primary Care Association has been a national leader for outreach and enrollment with community health centers.
  • National Association of Community Health Centers - National organization that provides a unified voice and common source for research, information, training and advocacy for community health centers.
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation - A national organization focuses on the pressing health and health care issues facing the country.
  • UDS Mapper - Resource center housing tools and data that can assist in planning your outreach and enrollment efforts to targeted populations.

Get the Facts

  • ACA: Expanding CHCs - $11 billion dollars funding the expansion and building of new CHCs.
  • ACA: FAQs - Frequently asked questions regarding the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
  • Certified Application Counselor (CAC)- One of three staff positions that play a key role in the enrollment services. Learn who they are and what they do.
  • Community Health Centers and the ACA - Learn how community health centers will play a vital role in the Affordable Care Act's success, particularly for outreach and enrollment.
  • Glossary and Terms (Health Reform) - With so many acronyms and new terms being used in regard to health reform, its important to know what they mean. This site offers a comprehensive list of all acronyms and terms related to health reform.
  • Navigator and In-Person Assister (IPA)- Two of three staff positions that play a key role in the enrollment services.Learn who they are and what they do.

Getting Started

  • Michigan Playbook for Community Health Centers- Michigan Primary Care Association's Outreach and Enrollment playbook has been adopted national as the go to guide for CHCs outreach and enrollment efforts.
  • Navigator and In-Person Assister Resources - Support your enrollment staff at your organization with comprehensive education on plan details, statistics and other information to support streamlined enrollment services for your patients.
  • Outreach and Enrollment Toolkit - Center for Medicaid & Medicare Services' health insurance marketplace has developed a toolkit for outreach and enrollment that incorporates a step by step process along with key information to consider along with important contact information for national agencies.
  • Outreach and Planning 101- Enroll America has developed a basic outreach process to assist organizations in planning enrollment efforts. This tool is not CHC specific but provides the fundamentals of planning your outreach and enrollment program.

Hiring and Human Resources

  • Community Outreach and Enrollment Worker- General language that can be used as a basis for a community outreach, enrollment staff, or engagement employee job descriptions. Provided by the Alaska Primary Care Association.
  • Director of Outreach and Enrollment - A job description for outreach and enrollment positions with more of an oversight role of activities. Developed by the Arizona Primary Care Association.
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