Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, The Partnership Center: Webinars on the Health Care Law
The HHS Partnership Center has updated webinars on the health care law for faith and community organizations. All webinars are open to the public and include a question and answer session.
To participate in one of the webinars, please select your preferred topic from the list below and submit the necessary information. After registering you will receive an e-mail confirmation containing information about joining the webinar. Please contact us at ACA101@hhs.gov if you have problems registering or if you have any questions about the health care law. You may also join the webinar by telephone only. All webinars are one hour. To view this document online, go to: http://www.hhs.gov/partnerships/resources/aca_101-invite.html.
August 7, 2014 at 1 pm ET
(12 pm CT, 11 am MT, 10 am PT)
To Join By Phone Only, Dial +1 (646) 307-1720
Access Code: 871-869-848
For those joining by phone only, the Pin Number is the # key.
Many people do not have health insurance and want to know when and how to enroll in the Health Insurance Marketplace, Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Others now have health insurance but may not know how to use it.
This webinar and conference call will explain how to enroll in the health insurance marketplace and when to enroll, either during the special enrollment period or during open enrollment.
We will also discuss how to use your health insurance once you have it. We will cover 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. Please email ACA101@hhs.gov by August 6 at Noon ET with any questions.
August 12 at 3 pm ET
(2 pm CT, 1 pm MT, Noon PT)
To Join By Phone Only, Dial +1 (914) 339-0033
Access Code: 699-549-713
For those joining by phone only, the Pin Number is the # key.
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. We will highlight the Coverage to Care materials on health insurance literacy during the webinar. Please send your questions to ACA101@hhs.gov prior to August 11 at Noon ET.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: Health Reform – Outreach and Enrollment for Diverse Populations Webinar Series (July 2014)
Persistent Barriers for Latino Enrollment through the Affordable Care Act
July 24, 2014 | 2:00 – 3:00 pm ET
Latinos make up the largest percentage of uninsured persons in the nation and yet during the first open enrollment period in the Marketplace, Latinos enrolled in much fewer numbers than anticipated. Join us for this webinar to learn more about the persistent barriers facing Latinos in enrolling in health coverage through the ACA. Register
Engaging the Diversity of the Black Community in ACA Outreach and Enrollment Efforts
July 30, 2014 | 3:00-4:30 pm ET
Subpopulations within the African American/African Heritage population have characteristics or experiences that influence their understanding of the ACA and enrollment in health coverage. This webinar will help participants understand and address subpopulation-specific barriers related to understanding and enrolling in health coverage under the ACA. Register
What Immigrants and Refugees Need to Know about the Affordable Care Act (ACA)
July 31, 2014 | 4:00 – 5:00 pm ET
This webinar, intended for immigrants and refugees, will cover what the ACA means for immigrants and refugees, eligibility, and how these populations can get coverage through the Marketplace and Medicaid. Register
U.S Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Minority Health/OMH: Resource Center Technical Assistance Center
The Office of Minority Health (OMH) is pleased to announce it is providing capacity building and technical assistance services to minority-serving institutions (MSIs) through a new initiative implemented through the OMH Resource Center. The MSI Technical Assistance Center is offering support to MSIs to improve and develop their infrastructure as well as strengthen their partnerships. Our goal with the MSI Technical Assistance Center is to improve MSI sustainability and address minority health issues.
In 2014, the MSI Technical Assistance Center will offer a series of webinars and face-to-face trainings throughout the country that will strengthen and improve an MSI’s capacity to excel in its grant writing and research endeavors. Please keep an eye on our soon-to-be-unveiled website, minorityhealth.hhs.gov, to see how these offerings can assist colleges and universities in addressing sustainable activities for their campuses, faculty, staff and students.
Dates to Save:
MSI Specific Grant Writing Training in 2014
- San Diego, CA – August 12 & 13
Minneapolis, MN – September 16 & 17
U.S Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration: New Access Point Grant Application Technical Assistance
HHS Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell announced the availability of $100 million from the Affordable Care Act to support an estimated 150 new health center sites across the country in 2015. New health center sites will increase access to comprehensive, affordable, high quality primary health care services in the communities that need it most. Later today, Secretary Burwell will also visit a Community Health Center in Decatur, Georgia to talk with its health care professionals about the important work they are doing to connect the community with high quality primary care.
For more information about the grant, click here.
For technical assistance and training for applying to the grant, click here.
The National Center for Special Education Research (NCSER) and the National Center for Education Research (NCER) within the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) host a series of webinars related to research funding opportunities. For more information, and to access the webinars, click here.
The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and Grants.gov offered a free webinar training session oriented toward organizations with little experience with Grants.gov.