This blog entry contain material from last Thursday's program on the Affordable Care Act as well as a link to a revamped USHHS site.
1) Program Slides
a) Carolyn Quattrocki, Director, Governor's Office of Health Care Reform
b) Dourakine Rosarion, Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services
Montgomery County HHS is serving as the connector program for Montgomery and Prince George's Counties.
They are hiring navigators and assisters via the following company. athenaconsultingllc.com
2) The U.S. Department of health and Human Services (HHS) has revamped their website to make it easy for any individual, family or business to get initial information as to what categories of insurance options are available to them.
Here is material from the program flyer for the event
Greater Silver Spring Democratic Club
Coming Soon: Key Parts of the Affordable Care Act (ACA)
In 2014, exciting new parts of the ACA go into effect. These include the Medicaid expansion, tax credits to make health coverage more affordable, and the opening of Maryland Health Connection (our insurance marketplace). Enrollment can start on October 1st - learn about opportunities to help obtain these benefits.
Date: Thursday, June 20, 2013
Time: 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Place: Eastern Middle School Cafeteria (Use silver doors from rear parking lot)
300 University Blvd. East, Silver Spring, MD, 20901
Carolyn Quattrocki, Director, Governor's Office of Health Care Reform
Dourakine Rosarion, Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services
For more information about the Affordable Care Act, see http://www.mdhealthcarereform.org/storage/pdfs-and-docs/2013ACAFAQ.pdf
Maryland Health Care for All
Maryland Women’s Coalition for Health Care Reform
CHEER (Community Health and Empowerment through Education and Research)
Casa de Maryland
Montgomery County Young Democrats
Woman's Democratic Club