From April 29 to May 3, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will be hosting state-based teleconference conversations regarding the health insurance exchanges (aka the “health insurance marketplaces”) in the Federally-Facilitated and State Partnership states. These calls are part of the ongoing commitment by CMS to encourage public participation as it builds the health insurance exchanges.
On the conference calls, CMS regional officials will update participants on policies and the operation of the exchanges. There will be time for stakeholder comments, questions and answers. CMS will use the information and feedback provided by stakeholders in the development of the exchanges.
NASW encourages social workers to participate on the calls and express their thoughts on how exchanges can best serve low and moderate-income populations.
Registration is required. Please visit the CMS Open Door Forum (ODF) page for call and registration details.