Presentation on theme: "Office of the Regional Director Role of the Regional Director –Implementation of health care reform is the number one priority in Region V (Illinois, Indiana,"— Presentation transcript:
Office of the Regional Director Role of the Regional Director –Implementation of health care reform is the number one priority in Region V (Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin). –Contacts: Kenneth Munson, Regional Director, Region V –Kenneth.Munson@hhs.gov Lina Choudry Rashid, External Outreach Specialist –Lina.ChoudhryRashid@hhs.gov
Office of the Regional Director Agency Collaboration –Work across regional office and among all regions to: Collaborate and coordinate on issues Troubleshoot potential problems Partner on events and public affairs Educate the public on the benefits of healthcare reform –Healthcare.gov –CuidadodeSalud.gov (Spanish) –Represent & communicate health care policies Work to implement reforms with State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial Officials and Non-Governmental External Stakeholders. –Notification of grants and other funding opportunities.
3 March 23, 2010: A New Day For Health Care 3 “After a year of striving, after a year of debate, after a historic vote, health care reform is no longer an unmet promise. It is the law of the land.” -- President Obama
4 Expand Coverage (32 million in 2014) A. “Bridge Programs” to 2014 -- Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan (PCIP) -- Early Retiree Reinsurance Program (ERRP) -- Small Business Health Insurance Tax Credits -- Expanding Coverage to Young Adults B. 2014: Medicaid Expansion to 133% of FPL ($29K, family of 4) C. 2014: Will establish state-based Exchanges, creating new competitive health insurance marketplace -- Offer individuals, small businesses a choice of affordable, qualified plans www.healthcare.gov/exchanges