Government agencies and partners nationwide are continuing to get out the word that now is the time to shop for quality, affordable health care coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace.
An important deadline is quickly approaching: December 15th is the last day to enroll in or change plans for new coverage to start January 1, 2016.
Want to learn more about how the Affordable Care Act affects people living with HIV and the importance of health care coverage? Join Douglas Brooks, Director of the White House Office of National AIDS Policy, and other HIV stakeholders for a World AIDS Day ACA Twitter Chat on Thursday, December 3, at 2:00 p.m. ET. Use #WAD2015chat to join the conversation.
Here’s a round-up of recent open enrollment articles and blog posts from across the Federal government in case you missed them!
In her World AIDS Day message, HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell emphasized the important role that the ACA plays in helping people living with HIV access the care and treatment they need to stay healthy and reduce the risk of transmitting the virus, and encouraged all those living with HIV to get covered.
Department of Labor Secretary Tom Perez shared his reflections on hearing the personal stories of individuals who have received coverage through the Marketplace and urged all Americans to sign up for quality, affordable health coverage.
CMS released a snapshot from the third week of Open Enrollment, showing that more than 1.6 million consumers have selected coverage through the Marketplace.