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Deadline Looms for ACA Healthcare Enrollment

March 14
23:38 2014

steth_smallThe scramble is on for last minute health care coverage under the Affordable Care Act as the deadline for enrollment looms — now just over two weeks away. As the March 31st signup deadline approaches, hundreds of Arizona organizations and thousands of volunteers are working across Arizona to handle a last-minute surge of enrollments.

We’re seeing a real sense of urgency now, amongst people. So, there are more and more requests coming in and more people that appear to be anxious to get enrolled.” Tara Plese/Arizona Community Health Centers

Organizations such as Planned Parenthood are going door-to-door, while others such as Cover Arizona and Enroll America are supporting enrollment events in cities around the state virtually every day through the end of the month.

Utah Number One for Young Adults

A new report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services shows that Utah leads the nation in the number of young people getting health coverage through the Affordable Care Act. The report shows Utah is number one for registering 18 to 34 year-olds adults for health coverage under the ACA.

Help for Native American Veterans

On Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm Eastern Standard Time, The Office of Tribal Government Relations, in collaboration with the Veterans Health Administration, Chief Business Office, and Office of Rural Health and Indian Health Service will host a webcast on Veteran healthcare enrollment and eligibility and the VA/Tribal Health Programs Reimbursement Agreement process. The webcast will feature subject matter experts to discuss healthcare access opportunities for eligible Veterans. Questions will be answered during the webcast and can be sent to:[email protected] To view the webcast please click the link the day of the broadcast.

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, more than 4.2 million Americans have now selected an insurance plan available through the Affordable Care Act. Open enrollment for the ACA closes on March 31st, and doesn’t reopen until November. Find out more at healthcare.gov

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