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November 19, 2015

Week of November 16th: LGBT Week of Action, Native American Week of Action, Rural Health Week of Action

Key Dates

o   National Rural Health Day (11/19)

o   Transgender Day of Remembrance (11/20)

o   White House and HHS Events and Activities

o   Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 3pm EST: CMS and the Partnership Center Webinar: Affordable Care Act 101 for Individuals and Families 

Register for the webinar here

 This presentation will discuss what is the Affordable Care Act and the Health Insurance Marketplace, how to enroll in the Marketplace, key websites and resources on the law. How to re-enroll in the Marketplace will also be discussed. Open enrollment in the Marketplace began on November 1, 2015 with coverage beginning as early as January 1, 2016. Open enrollment ends on January 31, 2016. Questions will be answered at the end of the webinar.

 Stakeholder Events

o   Tuesday, November 17, 2015: Education & Enrollment
Starr County Self-help Center
Office of Congressman Henry Cuellar, Rio Grande City, TX – hosted by NCLR

o   Friday, November 20, 2015
Latino Enrollment event – Centro Comunitario Lasara (Lasara, TX-Condado Willacy) hosted by the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health Texas Latina Action Network 

o   Saturday, November 21, 2015: Education
Project SHINE: Texas Health and Human Services Commission, Brown Middle School, McAllen, TX – hosted by NCLR