December 12, 2012

Thursday, December 13 at 2:30 PM Eastern Time Family Voices will be hosting a webinar on the proposed EHB rule.


Thursday, December 13 at 2:30 PM Eastern Time Family Voices will be hosting a webinar on the proposed EHB rule.

Webinar Dec 13, 2:30 PM EST on Essential Health Benefits

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently issued several proposed rules.  One of these governs the implementation of the Essential Health Benefits (EHB) provision of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This requires that all new, non-grandfathered health care plans in the individual and small group markets offer a standard package of benefits known as “Essential Health Benefits.” The ACA listed 10 categories of benefits that must be included in the EHB package.  Of particular interest to CYSHCN, these benefit categories include “mental health and substance use disorder services, including behavioral health treatment,” “rehabilitative and habilitative services and devices,” and “pediatric services, including oral and vision care.” 

There will be a Family Voices webinar on the proposed EHB rule on Thursday, December 13 at 2:30 PM Eastern Time. 

CONNECTION INFO:
Toll-free: 
 (866) 214-9397 
Participant code:     5058724774

Webinar Link:  

https://www.livemeeting.com/cc/familyvoices/join?id=TCPPH8&role=attend

PRESENTERS:

  • Meg Comeau, Catalyst Center
  • Peggy McManus, National Alliance to Advance Adolescent Health
  • Janis Guerney, Family Voices Policy Team 

WHY YOU SHOULD PARTICIPATE:

YOU represent the voices of families of children/youth with special health care needs/disabilities and HHS NEEDS to HEAR YOUR CONCERNS. This webinar will help you understand the rule changes so that you may submit comments to HHS.

TECHNICAL INFO:

  1. To save time before the meeting, check your system to make sure it is ready to use Microsoft Office Live Meeting:  
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=90703
  2. This meeting will be recorded. 

QUESTIONS:
Contact Bev Baker, (207) 458-1009