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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.

 


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.

Employer Health Care Coverage and the ACA
Oct 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Employer Health Care Coverage and the ACA

Webinar: Using Your Health Insurance
What: This will be a helpful webinar for employers or employees who have questions about the employer shared responsibility provision of the ACA, as well as enrollment assisters who are seeking more information on how employer -sponsored coverage affects Marketplace eligibility. Susan Nash, partner at McDermott Will & Emery and national expert on employee benefits, will be presenting.

Who: the Starting Strong collaborative

When: Wednesday, October 8, 2014 2-3pm. To register, click here.

Oct
10
Fri
ACA Outreach and Enrollment Workshop
Oct 10 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

ACA Outreach and Enrollment Workshop

What: This training is open to any person or organization that has plans to educate community members about or facilitate enrollment into new and existing health coverage opportunities. Participants may include, but are not limited to: In-Person Counselors, Navigators, and Certified Application Counselors; community-based organizations; advocacy groups; health care providers, including school health centers, and others interested in connecting their communities to coverage.

Who: Kathy Waligora, EverThrive Illinois

When: Friday, October 10, 2014 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM (CDT. To register, click here

Where: Academy of General Dentistry, 560 West Lake,  Chicago, IL 60061.

Oct
20
Mon
ACA Outreach and Enrollment Workshop
Oct 20 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

ACA Outreach and Enrollment Workshop

What: This training is open to any person or organization that has plans to educate community members about or facilitate enrollment into new and existing health coverage opportunities. Participants may include, but are not limited to: In-Person Counselors, Navigators, and Certified Application Counselors; community-based organizations; advocacy groups; health care providers, including school health centers, and others interested in connecting their communities to coverage.

Who: Kathy Waligora, EverThrive Illinois

When: Monday, October 20, 2014 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM (CDT). To register, click here

Where: United Way North- Northwest, 431 Lakeview Court , Mount Prospect, IL 60056.

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

Oct
22
Wed
Status of Home & Community Based Services Policies and Access to Health Care for Older Adults and People with Disabilities in Illinois @ Health & Disability Advocates
Oct 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

What: Discuss the status of HCBS services with Sharon Lewis, Principal Deputy Administrator HHS Administration on Community Living.
Who: This event is for aging and disability advocates, hosted at Health & Disability Advocates.
When: Wednesday October 22, 2014 from 1:00-2:30pm. Please RSVP to Yolanda Aparicio, yaparicio@hdadvocates.org or 312-265-9079.
Where: Health & Disability Advocates 205 W. Randolph St., Suite 510, Chicago, IL

 

Oct
28
Tue
ACA Outreach and Enrollment Workshop
Oct 28 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

ACA Outreach and Enrollment Workshop

What: This training is open to any person or organization that has plans to educate community members about or facilitate enrollment into new and existing health coverage opportunities. Participants may include, but are not limited to: In-Person Counselors, Navigators, and Certified Application Counselors; community-based organizations; advocacy groups; health care providers, including school health centers, and others interested in connecting their communities to coverage.

Who: Kathy Waligora, EverThrive Illinois

When: Tuesday, October 28, 2014 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM (CDT). To register, click here

Where: Serenity House, 891 S. Rohlwing Rd, Addison, IL 60101.

Oct
30
Thu
ACA Outreach and Enrollment Workshop
Oct 30 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

ACA Outreach and Enrollment Workshop

What: This training is open to any person or organization that has plans to educate community members about or facilitate enrollment into new and existing health coverage opportunities. Participants may include, but are not limited to: In-Person Counselors, Navigators, and Certified Application Counselors; community-based organizations; advocacy groups; health care providers, including school health centers, and others interested in connecting their communities to coverage.

Who: Kathy Waligora, EverThrive Illinois

When: Thursday, October 30, 2014 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM (CDT). To register, click here

Where: McCormack Tribune YMCA, 1834 N. Lawndale, Chicago, IL 60647.

Nov
5
Wed
ACA Outreach and Engagement Workshop
Nov 5 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

ACA Outreach and Enrollment Workshop

What: This training is open to any person or organization that has plans to educate community members about or facilitate enrollment into new and existing health coverage opportunities. Participants may include, but are not limited to: In-Person Counselors, Navigators, and Certified Application Counselors; community-based organizations; advocacy groups; health care providers, including school health centers, and others interested in connecting their communities to coverage.

Who: Kathy Waligora, EverThrive Illinois

When: Wednesday, November 5, 2014 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM (CST). To register, click here

Where: Lake County Health Department, 3010 Grand Ave. Waukegan, IL 60085.


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