On July 21, 2014, the Coalition and the Primary Care Coalition of Montgomery County, with support from the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange, hosted a convening for representatives from Maryland's Connector Entities and others providing consumer assistance.
The purpose was to share:
Data on the enrollment successes of the first open enrollment period and learn what could be anticipated in the 2014/15 period including the transfer to a new IT platform and communications strategies;
Best practices and lessons learned from the first enrollment period; and
Outreach and enrollment strategies and resources for 2014/15.
Speakers and Presentations:
Maryland Health Benefit Exchange Update and Medicaid Updae: Jonathan Kromm, Deputy Director, Maryland Health Benefit Exchange and Alice Middleton, Deputy Director, Planning Administration-Health Care Financing, Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Large Enrollment Events: Carrie A. Durham, Director Connector Program, Health Care Access Maryland
The Lower Shore Connector Entity: Randi Clark, Communications Specialist, Worcester County Health Department
Outreach to Homeless Populations: Barbara DiPietro, Director of Policy, Healthcare for the Homeless
Consumer Input: Ben Turner, Senior Project Coordinator, Primary Care Coalition of Montgomery County and Leni Preston, Chair, Maryland Womens’ Coalition for Health Care Reform
Healthcare 101: Heather Forsyth, Maryland Health Connection Program Associate, SEEDCO
Alexandra Simon, Healthy Howard
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