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New Online Tutorial Available on Health Insurance Enrollment!

Posted by on November 13th, 2019 Posted in: Affordable Care Act, Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Education & Training, Events, Health Literacy, Non-NLM Resources


The Public Library Association (PLA) has released a new online tutorial to help consumers sign up for health insurance. The course, Using Healthcare.gov to Enroll in Health Insurance, covers the basics of securing coverage through Healthcare.gov, the health insurance exchange website operated by the U.S. federal government. This 18-minute online tutorial explores the processes of determining eligibility, preparing to enroll, creating an account, and finding local help to successfully enroll in an ACA health insurance plan. It was created as part of PLA’s Libraries Connecting You to Coverage initiative, a national partnership to assist uninsured consumers with ACA enrollment made possible by funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Community Catalyst. The tutorial is accessed through DigitalLearn.org, PLA’s free online digital literacy training curriculum designed to help people increase their digital skills.

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Alan Carr is the Associate Director, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Southwest Region, based at UCLA.

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