HHS Offers Training on How Organizations Can Help Individuals Applying for Coverage on the Exchanges
Tuesday, July 30, 2013
by: VNAA Policy Team

Section: Public Policy and Advocacy

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is hosting trainings on how organizations can staff and volunteers to assist people applying for coverage through the Federally-facilitated Marketplace (including a State Partnership Marketplace). Individual organizations can apply to be a Certified Application Counselor (CAC) organization. Serving as a CAC is a voluntary position with no funding. 

Applications are now available for interested organizations to complete, click here to download an application.  Interested providers can join HHS for a foundational training session that will cover what organizations need to know to become a Certified Application Counselor (CAC) organization. Topics include:

  • Requirements for a CAC organization
  • How to apply to be a CAC organization
  • Overview of training requirements
  • Marketplace eligibility and enrollment
  • Medicaid expansion
  • The streamlined application process
The following session dates/times are available, click on the Webinar link to register.
  Webinar audio will be delivered over the Internet (VOIP) and will play through participants’ computer speakers, or audio can be streamed from a mobile device (smart phone or tablet). Alternative listening arrangements can be made by emailing training@cms.hhs.gov.
Visit HealthCare.govto learn more about the Health Insurance Marketplace. Open enrollment begins on October 1, 2013 for coverage starting as early as January 2014.
Questions or Concerns? Contact HHSIEA@hhs.gov.
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