Formerly Family Voices IN/About Special Kids. We provide answers and resources to families and professionals who are involved in the upbringing of children with complex medical conditions, mental health diagnoses and physical/intellectual disabilities.
The American Association on Health and Disability (AAHD) is pleased to announce the publication of two new fact sheets for the National Disability Navigator Resource Collaborative (NDNRC). “What to Know When Assisting a Consumer who has a Child or Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSCHN)” is intended to help Navigators identify what issues are unique to children and youth with special health care needs so that they can assist their families as they make decisions related to their healthcare coverage. This fact sheet can be found here . Special thanks to Family Voices for their authorship of this fact sheet. This fact sheet is the latest in a series of new fact sheets that the NDNRC is releasing which provide navigators and other enrollment specialists with information they need to help these specific populations within the disability community. Previous population specific fact sheets which we released are as follows: What to Know When Assisting Children and Adults in the
Since the start of Open Enrollment, millions of Americans have taken action to make sure they’re covered for 2015. But there’s still more work to do to ensure that more families are able to find and sign up for quality, affordable health insurance through the Marketplace. We need your help to continue to get the word out. Here’s what you need to know: Now is the time to shop for an affordable plan at HealthCare.gov . If you, or someone you know, still need healthcare coverage for 2015 - today is the deadline for coverage that starts February 1, but Open Enrollment runs through February 15, 2015. There is choice and competition in the Marketplace. This year, there are 25 percent more health insurance issuers competing in the Marketplace for your business. Financial help is available. Eight out of 10 people can find coverage for $100 or less a month with tax credits through the Marketplace. And 87 percent of people who selected 2015 plans through HealthCare.gov in the fir
Indiana Coalition for Human Services ( ICHS) has partnered with Indiana Association of United Ways to host webinars for the 2015 legislative session. These webinars will go over current legislation and what is happening at the statehouse. They also provide a platform for members to have their questions answered. Register for the January 22 webinar that will be recorded live at 3:00 pm ET.