Health Exchange Alert Weekly Report - 10/11/2017

Navigators, Nonprofits Step Up As Open Enrollment Looms

October 10, 2017
Open enrollment starts Nov. 1, but navigators and advocates report that CMS hasn't yet offered basic support for enrollment to its business and nonprofit partners. This has left the heavy lifting to navigators and nonprofits to sustain the individual market for 2018, according to beneficiary advocates who said they are still educating people on the basics: that the ACA remains in place and that they can probably afford a plan. But Cheryl Parcham of Families USA warned "there will be...

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