HCAN CEO addresses the Health Center Funding Cliff

Healthcare has dominated much of the political and public debate in the last twelve months.  Repeal, replace, subsidies, CSRs, who’s in and who’s out of the Marketplace, how many insurers are in a given county.  With the introduction of the Graham-Cassidy bill last week, there is one more attempt to fundamentally change how healthcare is […]

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New Special Enrollment Confirmation Process Announced

On February 24, 2016, CMS announced a new Special Enrollment Confirmation Process. Once the new Special Enrollment Confirmation Process is implemented, all consumers applying through the most common HealthCare.gov special enrollment periods (SEPs) will be directed to submit documentation to verify their eligibly to use an SEP. CMS will then review the documents to ensure consumers […]

Gering will be site for Apr. 12 & 13 2016 Preparedness Symposia

The Center for Preparedness Education will be hosting the 14th Annual Preparedness Symposia throughout Nebraska. In addition to the one-day Symposia, the Nebraska Medicine Biocontainment Unit will be providing a special one-day training. Gering: April 12th and 13th     Click here to register for Gering Nebraska Medicine Biocontainment Unit-April 12th 2016 Preparedness Symposia-April 13th Kearney: May […]

2016 Uniform Data System (UDS) Changes Webinar on Tues., April 12 at 1-2:30pm CDT (12noon-1:30pm MDT)

BPHC is hosting this webinar to highlight proposed changes for the 2016 UDS information to be reported by Health Center Program grantees and look-alikes in February 2017. The changes include: adding to patient characteristics, including sexual orientation and gender identity (Table 3A, 3B),adding quality improvement staff, community health workers, and dental therapists in the staffing tables […]

Marketplace vs. Insurance Company: Where to Report Life Changes

Some consumers may be unsure about where to report their life change or change in circumstance for their Marketplace coverage. Let consumers know that they should always report a life change or change in circumstance directly to the marketplace as soon as possible. Below are a few examples of changes that must be reported to […]