This is an important year for social workers to help individuals connect to health insurance coverage as states conduct Medicaid and CHIP redeterminations and process disenrollments. Social workers can communicate the value of health insurance coverage and help clients connect with local assistance to apply for coverage that fits their needs. Open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act health insurance marketplace begins November 1st 2023 and goes through January 15th 2024. To secure coverage for January 1st 2024, individuals must enroll by December 15th 2023.
The public comment period begins July 28 and ends September 15. 2023. The document is available for review at .
Social work’s expertise in addressing social needs extends to understanding the connection between health and the natural environment. This blog outlines key environmental health initiatives created by the Biden Administration that inform social work practice and provide opportunities to support individuals and families at the local level.
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