Health Insurance Marketplace: Resources

HealthCare.gov 

Official consumer site for the Health Insurance Marketplace. 

Marketplace.CMS.gov 

Official site for professionals learning about the Health Insurance Marketplace and helping people apply. 

Facebook.com/HealthCare.gov 

Official Facebook page for the Health Insurance Marketplace. 

Facebook.com/CuidadoDeSalud.gov 

Official Spanish-language Facebook page for the Health Insurance Marketplace. 

@HealthCareGov 

Official Twitter handle for the Health Insurance Marketplace. 

@CuidadoDeSalud 

Official Spanish-language Twitter handle for the Health Insurance Marketplace. 

GetCoveredAmerica.org 

Get Covered America is a nonprofit, nonpartisan campaign of Enroll America focused on raising public awareness and engaging consumers about the health insurance available under the Affordable Care Act. Powered by passionate staff and volunteers, the Get Covered America team has one goal: to connect American consumers to the right resources and information to help them choose health insurance plans that are right for them, their families and their budgets. 

AHA.org/GetEnrolled 

The American Hospital Association (AHA) is the national organization that represents and serves all types of hospitals, health care networks, and their patients and communities. AHA shares resources to help navigate the Health Insurance Marketplace and Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance programs. 

KFF.org/Health-Reform 

A leader in health policy analysis, health journalism and communication, the Kaiser Family Foundation is dedicated to filling the need for trusted, independent information on the major health issues facing our nation and its people. The foundation has several resources that help educate consumers and business owners about the Affordable Care Act and the changes it has brought. 

CHAUSA.org 

As the passionate voice of the Catholic health ministry in the United States, the Catholic Health Association advocates with Congress, the Administration, federal agencies and influential policy organizations to ensure that the nation’s health system provides quality, affordable care across the continuum of health care delivery. CHA raises the ministry’s collective voice calling for access to health care for all persons, focusing special attention on vulnerable populations who are unable to speak for themselves.  

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Sisters of Charity Health System statement on repeal of the ACA individual mandate

The Senate Finance Committee will soon release tax legislation that includes a repeal of the individual mandate under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This proposal would lead to a devastating increase of 13 million in the number of uninsured in our nation, and further destabilize the health insurance market. Please contact your senators now and ask them to oppose any legislation that includes a repeal of the individual mandate under the ACA.[More]

tags: Advocacy, health care, Catholic Health Association, Mercy Medical Center, St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, Sisters of Charity Health System, Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, Sister Judith Ann Karam

Joseph's Home becomes a member of the National Health Care for the Homeless Council

Joseph’s Home recently became a member of the National Health Care for the Homeless Council, joining more than 70 agencies nationwide who provide medical respite care for the homeless. Being a member offers the opportunity to bring the perspective and challenges of Joseph’s Home to this national forum on health care and housing for people experiencing homelessness.[More]

tags: Joseph's Home, Outreach

Joseph’s Home builds medical respite capacity with hiring of new medical director

With a gift from the Elisabeth Severance Prentiss Foundation, Joseph’s Home was able to recently hire a new medical director, which was a big step forward in building its medical respite capacity to better serve homeless men with acute medical needs who need a place to heal and achieve independence. Harikrishna C. Ponnam, M.D., from St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, began in this new part-time role October 1.[More]

tags: Joseph's Home, Outreach, St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, health care

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center establishes pain management clinic

In a comprehensive effort to improve patient overall health and quality of life, St. Vincent Charity Medical Center has partnered with Pain Management Group to open a new center offering a balanced treatment plan to address chronic and acute pain.[More]

tags: St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, health care

Catholic Health World: Ministry systems tackle transportation barriers for vulnerable patients

Transportation is too often a barrier to health. St. Vincent Charity Medical Center launched a pilot program in June offering free Uber transportation for addiction patients participating in Rosary Hall’s Intensive Outpatient Program. St. Vincent Charity and several other hospitals across the nation are featured in Catholic Health World for implementing innovative transportation programs for the most vulnerable.[More]

tags: St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, health care