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Navigator Grant Announcement from the Federal Government:

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FROM THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT REGARDING NAVIGATOR GRANTS:

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced the availability of funding, totaling $60 million, to support Navigators in Federally-facilitated and State Partnership Marketplaces in 2014-2015.  The funding opportunity announcement is open to eligible individuals, as well as private and public entities, Indian tribes, tribal organizations, and urban Indian organizations applying to serve as Navigators in states with a Federally-facilitated or State Partnership Marketplace. It is open to new and returning Navigator applicants. 

LETTER OF INTENT IS REQUIRED TO BE SUBMITTED BY: JUNE 30, 2014

NAVIGATOR APPLICATION CLOSES: July 10, 2014 by 1:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time

You can access the funding opportunity announcement and FAQs  or  here or you can visit
http://www.grants.gov and search for CFDA # 93.332.

Navigator FOA Pre-application conference call:

FINAL call: Tuesday, July 1, 2014 from 1:30-3:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time
Audience URL: https://goto.webcasts.com/starthere.jsp?ei=1036406
Title: Navigator Funding Opportunity Announcement Pre-Application Webinar 7-1-14


New Nebraska Health Insurance Information Website

Insurance Market Standards for 2015 and Beyond Regulation links:

Federal Tri-Agencies New ACA Implementation Frequently Asked Questions Part XIX

Transitional Policy Information

Enrollment report available: http://aspe.hhs.gov/health/reports/2014/MarketPlaceEnrollment/Mar2014/ib_2014mar_enrollment.pdf

For state-level tables highlighting enrollment-related information for the Marketplace visit: http://aspe.hhs.gov/health/reports/2014/MarketPlaceEnrollment/Mar2014/ib_2014mar_enrollment.cfm

To hear stories of Americans enrolling in the Marketplace visit: http://www.hhs.gov/healthcare/facts/mystory/index.html

CMS Issues Bulletin Allowing Exceptional Circumstances Premium Tax Credit Outside Exchanges

Social Security Administration Annual System Maintenance and Impact on Marketplace Eligibility Processing

Updated Navigator list as of 2/6/14

Licensed Nebraska Insurance Producers for the Federally Facilitated Marketplace

Federal Health Insurance Marketplace:  February Enrollment Report


What if I have Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan (PCIP)

The federally-run Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan (PCIP) will offer transitional coverage to you if you are currently enrolled in PCIP and have not yet secured other health insurance, from January 1, 2014 through January 31, 2014.

Taking Steps to Smooth Consumers' Transition Into Health Coverage Through the Marketplace

Appealing a Health Plan Decision

Overview of the Affordable Care Act and the Federally Facilitated marketplace Presentation


Guidance on State Alternative Applications for Health Coverage through the Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) added 8/15/2013

 

FFE Agent/Broker Training Now Available
Agent/broker training for the Federally-facilitated Marketplace (FFM) is now available. All training will occur online. Agents and brokers may begin their training immediately, and the second part of the agent/broker FFM registration process will be available later in August. At that time, agents/brokers will be able to obtain an active FFM User ID by completing an identity verification process online. (This page will be updated again to advise agents and brokers when the identity proofing process is available.)

To take the training now, please visit http://Marketplace.MedicareLearningNetworkLMS.com.

SHOP Employer Call Center
The Health Insurance Marketplace for Small Employer contact center phone number: 1-800-706-7893 and 1-800-706-7915 TTY. The hours of operation are Monday-Friday 9am-5pm EST (August 1-September 30), and starting October 1st, the contact center will be fully operational Monday - Friday 9am-7pm EST.


New Federal Small Business Insurance Portal: http://business.usa.gov/healthcare


FAQ on Income Verification: FAQ "Will Marketplaces be verifying the income of consumers as a part of the eligibility process for advance payments of the premium tax credit and cost-sharing reductions?"








Nebraska FFE Plan Management Announcement

Affordable Care Act Implementation

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