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December 14, 2021 00:28:51
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Connecting Ohioans - and Americans - to health coverage during a pandemic

In this episode, we gave our Director of Health Initiatives, Zach Reat, the mic to interview our partners at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. They talk about our Navigator program, our valued partnership with CMS, and how the work of connecting individuals to healthcare coverage has shifted because of the pandemic.   Resources:    2022 Open Enrollment for Healthcare coverage is here! You can make an appointment to shop for the health care plan that’s right for you with our Get Covered Ohio Navigators here or by calling (833) NAV-4INS (628-4467).   You can access social media toolkits and other outreach materials from CMS (theme weeks) here.   Here is the newly released data from CMS that was referenced in this episode.   You can contact our partners in the Office of Program Operations and Local Engagement at CMS if you have any questions or if your organization wants to get involved:  Gregg McAllister: [email protected]   Brenda Delgado: [email protected]  Want to help spread the word? Click here to order free marketing materials, and find template social media content at getcoveredohio.org/outreach. Connect with Get Covered Ohio on Twitter and Facebook.    Find your local foodbank to find help, volunteer, and donate here.    Enjoyed this episode? Please leave a review and subscribe to get episodes in your podcast feed as soon as we upload every other week!     Want more updates? Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and ...