Millsaps College


Affordable Care Act (ACA)

Important Dates

  • October 1, 2013: Initial Open Enrollment Begins
  • March 31, 2014: Initial Enrollment Period Ends
  • October 15th-December 17th: Annual Open Enrollment Periods
     

"Life Events" are the exception to these enrollment dates. Examples of qualifying life events are moving to a new state, certain changes in your income, and changes in your family size (for example, if you marry, divorce, or have a baby). -Healthcare.gov

 

Contact Information

  1. Marketplace Call Center: Customer service representatives are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, including some federal holidays to answer questions regarding the market place. Call Toll-free at 1.800.318.2596, TTY/TDD: 1.888.871.6594, or go to the website for a live chat.
  1. Mississippi Navigators: Navigators will serve as an in-person resource for Americans who want additional assistance in shopping for and enrolling in plan in the Health Insurance Marketplace this fall.
    • Oak Hill Missionary Baptist Church Ministries serves the lower Mississippi River Delta Region. Oak Hill will train clergy to be health ambassadors that will reach out to uninsured residents to provide information about enrollment in the Marketplaces.
    • University of Mississippi Medical Center will use funds to perform, educate, and assist patients in enrolling in Medicaid, CHIP, and the Marketplace in all 82 counties in Mississippi.
    Additional information about how libraries can connect community members with Navigators will be added here as it becomes available.
  2. Health Help Mississippi: Health Help advocates on consumers' behalf, educating them on their different options for health care, and assisting them in seeing if they could be eligible for any current government programs such as Medicaid.

Health Help Mississippi-JACKSON

800 North President Street
Jackson, MS 39202
Phone: 601.354.3470
Fax: 601.354.3471
Consumer Help Line 1-877-314-3843

Health Help Mississippi- HATTIESBURG

710 S 28th Ave. Ste C
Hattiesburg, MS 39402
Phone: 601.264.8686
Fax: 601.264.5604

Health Help Mississippi- STARKVILLE

1014 North Jackson Street Ste. A
Starkville, MS 39759
Phone: 662.615.6060
Fax: 662.615.6112

Health Help Mississippi- HERNANDO

2560 Highway 51 South-On the Square
Hernando, MS 38632
Phone: 662.298.0136
Fax: 662.298.0138

Health Help Mississippi- GREENVILLE

239 Main Street
Greenville, MS 38701
Phone: 662-335-3197
Fax: 662-335-3199

 

 LINKS

 


The Mississippi Library Commission put together the above information on their Affordable Care Act information page at: http://www.mlc.lib.ms.us/Services4GeneralPublic/aca.htm

e-books
Blendon R. American Public Opinion And Health Care [e-book]. Washington, D.C.: CQ Press; 2011. Available from: eBook Collection (EBSCOhost), Ipswich, MA. Accessed September 19, 2013.
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McDonough J, Milbank Memorial F. Inside National Health Reform [e-book]. Berkeley: University of California Press; 2011. Available from: eBook Collection (EBSCOhost), Ipswich, MA. Accessed September 19, 2013.
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Weisfeld V, Jonas S, Kovner A, Knickman J. Jonas & Kovner's Health Care Delivery In The United States [e-book]. New York: Springer Pub; 2011. Available from: eBook Collection (EBSCOhost), Ipswich, MA. Accessed September 19, 2013.
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Shaw G. The Healthcare Debate [e-book]. Santa Barbara, Calif: Greenwood; 2010. Available from: eBook Collection (EBSCOhost), Ipswich, MA. Accessed September 19, 2013.
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Documents

ACA Summaries