Capsules: Insurance Exchange Outreach In Connecticut Goes Far Afield; Campaign To Enroll LBGT Community In Health Coverage Launched At White House

Now on Kaiser Health News’ blog, WNPR's Jeff Cohen, working in partnership with KHN and NPR, reports on Connecticut’s health exchange outreach: "Across Connecticut, you can see billboards and television ads, hear radio spots and get pamphlets, all about how to get insurance under the new federal health law starting Oct. 1. But the state also is spending big bucks on less traditional ways to get the word out" (Cohen, 9/12).

Also on Capsules, Ankita Rao reports on the launch of a new effort to enroll the LGBT community in health coverage: "The Obama administration and community advocates touted the effort to reach out to those communities about new online health insurance marketplaces, where people can compare insurance plans and find out if they're eligible for government subsidies. The marketplaces open for enrollment Oct. 1, and will sell policies that take effect beginning Jan. 1" (Rao, 9/13). Check out what else is on the blog.

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