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Health Care Law Toolkit for Faith and Community-Based Organizations

From our colleagues at the Partnership Center at the Department of Health and Human Services:

Millions of Americans lack quality, affordable health care coverage, which is essential for healthy individuals, families and communities. The Health Care law has made health insurance more affordable and accessible through the Health Insurance Marketplace (HealthCare.gov). Faith and community-based organizations can provide the bridge from those who are most vulnerable and hardest-to-reach to the health services they need.

The 2016 Health Care Law Toolkit can help faith and community leaders learn and educate others about the health care law. These materials can be used at enrollment events and for other education and outreach efforts. Get the complete toolkit or download each section of the toolkit below:

Also, consider using these materials for Education and Outreach available through the Health Insurance Marketplace:

Additional Resources

Check out these additional links to more information that could be helpful to learn more about the Health Insurance Marketplace.

  • More basic information on the health care law is available at http://marketplace.cms.gov/
  • Sign up to receive HHS Partnership Center webinar notices, newsletter and to view health care law webinars
  • Don’t just help people sign up for health insurance, make sure they know how to use by visitinghttp://marketplace.cms.gov/c2c
  • To sign up for the Affordable Care Act Partnerships Update, email Lisa.Carr@cms.hhs.gov and include “Add me to the Partnerships Update” as the subject.

From Coverage to Care

We want to make sure once people sign up for health insurance that everyone learns about how to use their coverage– the actual benefits they receive– like wellness check- ups and preventive services.  Preventive services can include mammograms, obesity screening and counseling, immunizations and mental health services —the more likely they are to enroll in coverage, stay covered, and make the commitment to healthier lives for themselves and for their families. To gain access to the primary resources including the Roadmap to Better Care and a Healthier You and From Coverage to Care, Enrollment Toolkit, please visit Marketplace.cms.gov/c2c . The site holds a rich array of resources for community resources in multiple languages.

A joint project of Advocate Health Care & the OCEAN-HP at the University of Illinois at Chicago.