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We share events from across the state and online that are key to the implementation of health care reform in Illinois. Learn how Illinois individuals, families, small businesses and communities can benefit from and participate in the process.

 


Sep
25
Thu
Give CMS Feedback on the Medicaid Innovation Accelerator Program
Sep 25 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

CMS/Stakeholder Medicaid IAP Meeting

What: An informational discussion and listening session focused around the new Medicaid Innovation Accelerator Program. CMS is interested in your feedback and ideas as they move forward in selecting IAP program priorities (we have identified substance use disorder as an initial IAP priority area but have capacity to select a few more) and develop the key IAP function areas (model design, data analytics, quality measurement, rapid cycle improvement).

Who: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

When: Thursday, September 25, 9 am to 5 pm. To register, click here.

Where: Chicago, Illinois

Sep
30
Tue
Webinar: Special Enrollment Periods/Resources for the Uninsured
Sep 30 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Webinar: Special Enrollment Periods/Resources for the Uninsured

What: The health care law has created special enrollment periods for those who experience special circumstances such as graduating from college and losing health insurance, getting married and needing coverage for a spouse, losing employer insurance or turning 26 and losing coverage on a parent’s health plan. Join this webinar to learn more about special enrollment periods and how to enroll in the Health Insurance Marketplace.

Who: HHS Partnership Center

When: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM CDT. To register, click here.

To Join By Phone Only, Dial +1 (646) 307-1719, Access Code: 754-339-340. For those joining by phone only, the Pin Number is the # key.

Oct
1
Wed
Webinar: Using Your Health Insurance
Oct 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Webinar: Using Your Health Insurance

What: Many people now have health insurance but may not know how to use it. This webinar and conference call will discuss how to read your insurance card, how to find a doctor, what you need to know in making an appointment and what to do in case you have a health emergency. Key terms will be discussed as well as recommended health screenings.

Who: HHS Partnership Center

When: Wednesday, October 1 12-1 CT. To register, click here

To Join By Phone Only, Dial: +1 (415) 655-0055, Access Code: 419-247-290 For those joining by phone only, the Pin Number is the # key

Oct
2
Thu
Webinar: The Supreme Court and Women’s Health
Oct 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Webinar: The Supreme Court and Women’s Health

What: The Supreme Court issued two rulings (Hobby Lobby v. Burwell and McCullen v. Coakley) that could potentially have a significant impact on both women’s health and women’s economic security. Although the legal issues in these cases differed, in both of its decisions the Court indicated that women’s reproductive health needs could be singled out for lesser legal protections.

Who: The National Women’s Law Center

When: Thursday, October 2 at 12:00pm CST. To register, click here.

Oct
8
Wed
Webinar: Using Your Health Insurance
Oct 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Webinar: Using Your Health Insurance

What: Many people now have health insurance but may not know how to use it. This webinar and conference call will discuss how to read your insurance card, how to find a doctor, what you need to know in making an appointment and what to do in case you have a health emergency. Key terms will be discussed as well as recommended health screenings.

Who: HHS Partnership Center

When: Wednesday, October 8, 2014 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM CDT. To register, click here.

To Join By Phone Only, Dial: +1 (415) 655-0055, Access Code: 419-247-290. For those joining by phone only, the Pin Number is the # key.

Oct
21
Tue
The Arc of Illinois 6th Annual Conference on Health Care Reform
Oct 21 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm

The Arc of Illinois 6th Annual Conference on Health Care Reform

What: This conference will cover how current health care reform is impacting the lives of individuals with disabilities, as well as how health care reform impacts practitioners who work with individuals with disabilities. Some topics covered include: Update on the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid Reform in Illinois: Focus on Special Populations, Disability Advocacy and Health Care Reform in Illinois, Getting to Know the Illinois Marketplace and Get Covered Illinois, and others. Participate in the conference as an exhibitor and reach over one hundred interested participants, or participate as an attendee and earn  five Continuing Education Credits!

Who: The Arc of Illinois

When: Tuesday, October 21, 2014 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM (CST). To register, click here.

Where: Doubletree Hotel, 5000 West 127th St., Alsip, ILLINOIS 60803 708-371-7300

Nov
15
Sat
Open Enrollment Begins
Nov 15 all-day

Open Enrollment is the time when you can apply for a 2015 Marketplace plan, keep your current plan, or pick a new one. Are you ready for the next Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment period? See the key dates for the 2014-15 Open Enrollment period.

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