Posts Tagged ‘Affordable Care Act’

White House Healthy Campus Challenge honors USF

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On January 13, Jodi Ray, director of Florida Covering Kids and Families (FL-CKF) , and members of her team visited the White House for a formal award ceremony honoring 50 of the campuses who took part in the White House Healthy Campus Challenge. The USF College of Public Health’s FL-CKF program is the largest Navigator […]

Health Insurance Marketplace Navigators ready for year two

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The Florida Covering Kids & Families (FL-CKF) Program at the USF College of Public Health’s Lawton and Rhea Chiles Center, was awarded Navigator program funding totaling $5,813,294. The award, funded by the Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, was presented on September 2. The USF Navigator program, operated in the COPH, is […]

Need health care coverage? Enrollment deadline for Jan. 1 coverage is Dec. 15

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#GETCOVERED! USF! Getting health care coverage is about taking personal responsibility for one’s health and financial well-being.  It’s about being an independent adult and protecting oneself. It is important to remember these critical dates: December 15: Last day to enroll in or change plans for new coverage to start January 1 January 1: 2016 coverage […]

HHS Secretary visit highlights outreach and enrollment by USF Health Navigators and statewide partners

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With enrollment starting for year two of the federal Health Insurance Marketplace, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell paid a visit Nov. 17 to the community outreach and enrollment event hosted by USF Health navigators. Sec. Burwell toured the “Nav-Lab” set up in the USF Marshall Student Center with U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor and […]

USF ready to train more health insurance navigators

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Once again, the University of South Florida is stepping up to help people enter the health insurance marketplace. Signing up people for healthcare under the Affordable Care Act had its share of complications the last time, but it’s time to do it again. “We want a navigator that consumers are comfortable with,” said Jodi Ray, Project […]

Rollins names Dr. Adewale Troutman distinguished visiting scholar and invites to talk

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National Public health leader Dr. Adewale Troutman poses the question “What if we were equal?” as it pertains to social and moral issues of health care. The Rollins College Center for Health Innovation (CHI) kicked off its inaugural Heath Forum Series with Dr. Adewale Troutman, former president of the American Public Health Association. Dr. Troutman […]