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Wednesday, November 7

Open Enrollment & Health Practice Resources

Carrie Dorn, LMSW, MPA
Senior Practice Associate, National Association of Social Workers (NASW) 

-New NASW Practice Alert- 2019 Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment

Open enrollment for health insurance coverage in 2019 begins on November 1st 2018 and goes through December 15th 2018 on the Health Insurance Marketplace.  Be sure to enroll by Dec 15th!

https://www.socialworkers.org/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=7g8gL9xkPxY%3d&portalid=0

 

-CMS Fact Sheet Highlights Marketplace Changes & Features for 2019

https://www.cms.gov/newsroom/fact-sheets/federal-health-insurance-exchange-2019-open-enrollment

 

-How the Midterm Elections Could Impact People in America with Preexisting Conditions: National and Key State Fact Sheets, Infographics, and Tables

From Families USA you can find shareable graphics and factsheets for key states, as well as data for all states, on how people would be affected if preexisting condition protections were eliminated.

https://familiesusa.org/product/how-midterm-elections-could-impact-people-america-preexisting-conditions-national-and-key

 

-Webinar from the Committee on Integrating Social Needs Careinto the Delivery of Health Care,National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

Tuesday, November 13th  10AM to 12PM ET

This webconference will feature integrated health care social work delivery models.

https://mailchi.mp/nas/integrating-social-needs-care-into-the-delivery-of-health-care-1p3i78c0b4?e=a427d5daeb

 

-NASW Endorses new Clinical Practice Guidelines for Quality Palliative Care, 4th Edition

NASW encourages individuals and organizations to adopt the National Consensus Project Guidelines on Quality Palliative Care, 4th Edition https://www.socialworkers.org/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=7lKHxcmj2cc%3d&portalid=0.  These guidelines serve to improve access to quality palliative care by fostering consistent standards and continuity of care across settings. Download the guidelines on Oct 31st at http://www.nationalcoalitionhpc.org/ncp/

Posted on 11/07/18 at 12:34 PM

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