miércoles, 8 de octubre de 2014

Health Care Law Webinars: Hispanic Heritage Month Webinars in Spanish and English

The Partnership Center News: A publication of the HHS Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships

Webinars on the Health Care Law

The HHS Partnership Center and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have updated webinars on the health care law for faith and community organizations. All webinars are open to the public, are one hour and include a question and answer session. Please contact us atACA101@hhs.gov if you have problems registering.

October 8 at 1 pm ET
(Noon CT, 11 am MT, 10 am PT)

To Join By Phone Only, Dial: +1 (415) 655-0055, Access Code: 419-247-290
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. Please send your questions toACA101@hhs.gov prior to October 8 at 10 am ET.

October 9 at 2 pm ET
(1 pm CT, Noon MT, 11 am PT)

Telephone number: 1-888-455-1840, Conference Number: PW8659453
Conference Passcode: 

CMS invites you to learn about tools and resources available to organizations serving Latino communities to help improve health education and knowledge of resources available through the Health Insurance Marketplace. This webinar will provide an overview of consumer-friendly information on how health insurance works and how to use it – including the Coverage to Care roadmap – and where to find additional resources. For: Providers, staff and anyone working with patients and clients who are new to health insurance or currently uninsured.

Join the live meeting on October 9 at 2pm EThttps://www.mymeetings.com/nc/join/

October 15 at 3 pm ET
(2 pm CT, 1 pm MT, Noon PT)

CMS commemorates Hispanic Heritage Month by hosting a webinar that addresses health disparities and access to care within the Hispanic community. This webinar will highlight the opportunities afforded to millions of Hispanics under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Additionally, it will provide tips to help connect the Hispanic community to coverage and resources to help them understand their coverage and how to use it to achieve better health.

Hosted by the CMS Office of Minority Health (OMH) working collaboratively with the Office of Equal Opportunity and Civil Rights (OEOCR)

Speakers include:

Marilyn Tavenner, MHA
CMS Administrator

Elena Rios, MD, MSPH
President and CEO of the National Hispanic Medical Association

Mayra E. Alvarez, MHA
ACA State Exchange Group, CMS

Cara V. James, PhD
Director, CMS Office of Minority Health

Adrianna Del Rio
Sunset Community Health, Yuma, AZ

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