Meeting Archive:
Webinar on Navigators for Community Organizations

Meeting Description:
The Affordable Care Act creates and funds a “Navigator” program that will provide community-based, in-person assistance to help people enroll in Medicaid, CHIP, and private health insurance through the Health Insurance Marketplace (formerly known as the “Exchange”) in 2014.  We expect a grant funding announcement from the US Department of Health and Human Services within the next month or two.  The purpose of the webinar is to educate Texas community groups about Navigators ASAP, before the grant application is released. (Note: this webinar will likely only last an hour.)

We will cover:
  • Who is eligible to be a navigator
  • What services must they perform
  • How are they funded
  • How are they trained/certified
  • The draft grant timeline
  • State legislation affection navigators, and more
We don’t know all of the details at this point, but we know enough to help community groups start an internal conversation about whether they should apply to be Navigators. We hope you can join us.

Navigator resources:
Date: Fri, Feb 22, 2013
Time: 03:00 PM CST
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Host(s): Stacey Pogue
 Presenter Information
Stacey Pogue
Speaker Photo

Stacey Pogue joined the Center for Public Policy Priorities in 2008. A senior policy analyst, she focuses on health policy issues. Before coming to the center, Pogue worked on health policy and research with the Medicaid and CHIP Division of the Health and Human Services Commission and the Texas Department of Insurance. In 2010 and 2011, she was selected to serve as a funded Consumer Representative to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC). Pogue earned a Bachelor of Science in Geography, summa cum laude, from Texas A&M University in 1997 and a Master of Public Affairs from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin in 2005.