Tag: health care industry

Immigration and the Health Insurance Marketplace

If you– Or someone in your household- Is a lawfully present immigrant, you are eligible for Marketplace health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act. What does “lawfully present” mean? Lawfully present immigrants include those with a “qualified noncitizen” status without a waiting period. Those with humanitarian statuses or circumstances. Immigrants with valid non-immigrant visas.

Increasing Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment: A SAMHSA and ONDCP Webinar

Mary Windishar: Good afternoon and welcome to today’s webinar, Increasing Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment, sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration in collaboration with the Office of National Drug Control Policy. I’m Mary Windishar, today’s host. Here are a few announcements before I turn the event over to today’s moderator, Tom

Getting Ready for the Health Insurance Marketplace: Behavioral Health Treatment Providers

“Making sure that individuals with mental health and substance use conditions have health care coverage is a major priority for mental health and substance abuse treatment providers and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (or SAMHSA). The new Health Insurance Marketplace will provide opportunities for people without health insurance to sign up for

What is a health insurance exchange?

It’s official: health insurance exchanges are alive. But what exactly is a health insurance exchange? Government officials often compare the exchanges to online travel sites like Expedia or Orbitz. And having walked through some of the exchanges, that’s a good comparison. It makes some sense. But given that many exchange websites might not even be