Tag: healthcare reform

#GetCovered 3/31 Deadline Puts New Spin on March Madness, Targets Young Invincibles

With an enrollment deadline of March 31, the last month to #getcovered coincides with March Madness, the championship play-offs for NCAA men’s and women’s college basketball. The extremely popular tournament focuses the attention of millions on a single event for a couple of weeks each year. And according to the White House it's “putting on a full-court press to remind our fellow fans that there are two weeks left to sign up for quality, affordable health insurance.”

Consumer Education Must be Part of ACA Outreach by Hospitals and Insurers

Consumer education efforts via marketing and human resources improve patients’ health while also improving their immediate experience with payers and providers. And in the long term, those who spend time to educate consumers may endear themselves as trusted resources. Given the large volume of people entering the healthcare marketplace, there is no work-around, and the time is now.