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Promote $0 ConnectorCare Coverage for Unemployment Income Recipients and Next Week’s Health Connector Webinar

July 9, 2021


$0 ConnectorCare Plans Available to those Receiving Unemployment Income

Massachusetts residents currently receiving unemployment benefits may now qualify for a no- or low-monthly cost ConnectorCare health insurance plan from the Health Connector — even if they wouldn’t otherwise qualify based on their household income. 

We are asking for your help to raise awareness and promote this newly available benefit that could save households thousands of dollars this year. Many of those eligible for this new benefit may not yet be aware of it.

Here are some tools you can use to help promote this new benefit in your community:

  • Health Connector social media toolkits you can use to help raise awareness about the American Rescue Plan –scroll down on the toolkit webpage to see a section with social media content you can use that specifically highlights the new $0 coverage option through the Health Connector for unemployed residents of Massachusetts.
  • A brief explainer video about this new benefit for unemployed people that includes how to find help in their community.
  • Link to FAQs about the unemployment benefits provision and Health Connector offerings from our American Rescue Plan & Unemployment Benefits section of our website. 

Promote Next Week’s Health Connector Public Webinar

Learn more about the American Rescue Plan and how it helps make coverage more affordable, especially for those receiving unemployment income. They may now qualify for a $0 or low-monthly cost health insurance plan through the Massachusetts Health Connector. Even if they didn’t qualify before based on their household income. 

Title: Need health insurance? New savings are here through the Health Connector”

When: Tuesday, July 13th from 1- 2 pm

Where: Zoom Webinar and/or Conference Call

Register: http://bit.ly/insurance-options-071321

Learn how the American Rescue Plan helps to make coverage more affordable. We'll also cover how uninsured Massachusetts residents can apply by the July 23rd enrollment deadline for affordable health coverage that starts August 1 or September 1st, 2021. Don’t forget, the Health Connector’s extended Open Enrollment ends on July 23, 2021. 

What will be covered in this session:

  • General information about the state’s Health Connector and the types of coverage available through MAhealthconnector.org
  • An overview of how the American Rescue Plan helps to make coverage more affordable
  • The Open Enrollment extension for 2021 Health Plan Coverage
  • Tips when applying for coverage, including choosing a plan and enrolling
  • How to get free help with this process

Please encourage anyone in your organization or community who needs this information to sign up and join us for the webinar. Recordings of past presentations are available from the Health Connector’s video library

Sincerely,

The Health Connector