Walworth County ACA Awarareness Steering Committee

Elkhorn, WI

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You are invited to join the

Walworth County ACA (Affordable Care Act / "Obamacare")

Awareness Steering Committee!

The first meeting will be Monday, September 9th, 2013 at NOON in the Government Building (100 W. Walworth, Elkhorn) in Room 220. MercyCare Health Plans (http://www.mercycarehealthplans.com/will be sponsoring our lunch and briefly explaining their role in the Marketplace!

Purpose of Committee: To Mobilize and Inform Walworth County about the Marketplace (healthcare.gov and cuidadodesalud.gov) Enrollment period (10/1/13-3/31/14) & BadgerCare changes; to enroll as many of the 11,000 uninsured as we can

Committee Chairs: Sara Nichols, MPH and Katherine Gaulke, PhD, MHA from Open Arms Free Clinic, Inc.

Agenda:

  1. Introductions (10 minutes)
  2. Discussion of Purpose of Steering Committee – To Mobilize and Inform Walworth County about Marketplace (healthcare.gov) Enrollment period & BadgerCare changes; to enroll as many of the 11,000 uninsured as we can (5 minutes)
  3. Overview of ACA & BadgerCare changes (10 minutes)
  4. Discussion of need for Mobilizers and Certified Application Counselors (and what these are) (10 minutes)… if we get a free class in WalCO – who is interested? If you have to pay the $149, who is interested?
  5. Brainstorm ideas for what we can do for WalworthCounty (10 minutes) 
  6. Form committees and assign To-Do lists based on brainstorming (10 minutes)
  7. Schedule next meeting date (5 minutes)


If you have time, please review the following resources prior to our first meeting:


Please feel free to invite other community members (agencies, employers, individuals) you feel may want to be a part of this Committee!


Questions? Contact Katherine Gaulke 262-949-2971 or katherinegaulke@hotmail.com