Medicaid and CHIP Renewals Webinar Focused on Reaching Out to American Indian and Alaska Native Populations
Registration is now open
Join the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Renewals webinar focused on American Indian and Alaska Native populations. This webinar will provide partners with strategies to reach out to Tribal communities and audiences to share information about Medicaid and CHIP renewals. The webinar will also include a “train-the-trainer” presentation, during which CMS will walk-through a set of downloadable slides that partners can use to educate others in their communities about Medicaid and CHIP renewals.
We encourage you to share this invitation among your network and help us educate organizations and the populations they serve about Medicaid and CHIP renewals.
Closed caption services will be available on all webinars.
The 2023 – 2024 Calendar is here!
CMS’ Division Tribal Affairs is pleased to announce the release of our 18th month calendar for July 2023 to December 2024. This calendar features health information, website links to excellent resources, planning space for items applicable to your family, and other ways to improve your overall health.
The information in the calendar is intended to assist Tribal families in taking better control of their health, including enrollment in health coverage through Medicare, Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and the Health Insurance Marketplace.
To order the CMS Tribal 2023 -2024 calendar or any of our outreach materials, please visit the Tribal Products Ordering Page. Please allow 2 weeks for your order to be completed.
We hope you enjoy the calendar!
Do you or a family member currently have health coverage through Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)?
If so, you may soon need to take steps to find out if you can continue your coverage. Soon, states will resume Medicaid and CHIP eligibility reviews. This means some people with Medicaid or CHIP could be disenrolled from those programs. However, they may be eligible to buy a health plan through the Health Insurance Marketplace ®, and get help paying for it.
Here are some things you can do to prepare.
- Make sure your address is up to date.
- Make sure your state has your current mailing address, phone number, email, or other contact information. This way, they’ll be able to contact you about your Medicaid or CHIP coverage.
Get more information
- Contact your state Medicaid office or visit Medicaid.gov for more information about Medicaid or CHIP renewal.
- Call the Marketplace Call Center at 1-800-318-2596 to get details about Marketplace coverage. TTY users can call 1-855-889-4325.
Help spread the word to promote COVID-19 vaccination so we can reach community immunity.
We Can Do This. We’re working to promote COVID-19 vaccine confidence, encourage prevention, and support our partners’ efforts to reach their communities.
Through strong partnerships with tribes and urban Indian organizations across Indian Country, the Indian Health Service has administered more than 1 million COVID-19 vaccines in Native communities, but there is still more work to do to reach community immunity.
You can help by:
- Visit Resources for American Indian/Alaska Native Tribal Leaders
- Joining the COVID-19 Community Corps and receive weekly emails featuring tips, news, and resources to share with your community.
- Using new social media profile frames to display your choice to get vaccinated and encourage your friends and family to do the same.