[Libs-Or] [HLIB-NW] [PNRNews] Affordable Care Act: National and State Information Sources (fwd)

Diedre Conkling diedre08 at gmail.com
Fri Aug 23 14:34:21 PDT 2013

I think the State Library has contacted all of the library directors in the
last 2 weeks to find out who the contact person on their staff will be for
CoverOregon.  So, it is happening, though not very visible yet.

On Fri, Aug 23, 2013 at 2:24 PM, Donna Cohen <dcohen at dcoheninfo.com> wrote:

>  This is great.
> I wonder if someone from OLA, or the OSL, or.... ?  might want to see if
> CoverOregon wants to reach out to Oregon libraries in some way. Although
> general ACA info will be very helpful, it would be good to know the unique
> characteristics of Oregon's version of the exchange as well. It may be that
> some of our librarians don't even know that "CoverOregon" is the name of
> our
> version...
> I love the commercials.
> Donna
> Donna L Cohen, MLIS, MEd
> D L Cohen Information Services
> Portland, Oregon
> 503-737-1425
> dcohen at dcoheninfo.com
> www.dcoheninfo.com
> Information is power....if you can find it!
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> Subject: [Libs-Or] [HLIB-NW] [PNRNews] Affordable Care Act: National and
> State Information Sources (fwd)
> Please excuse cross-posting.
> We are pleased to announce a new website regarding the Affordable Care Act
> with links to state-specific information for the Pacific Northwest.
>                                                        National Network of
> Libraries of Medicine
> Here's the newest from our blog, Dragonfly:
> Learn more about the Health Insurance Market Place & your new coverage
> options with Obamacare
> Beginning in October, the general public is expected to come to libraries
> and organizations providing health information in great numbers to learn
> about the health insurance requirements and options that will be available
> for them at the Health Insurance Marketplace, an element of the Affordable
> Care Act.
> To assist the Pacific Northwest Region (Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and
> Washington) in knowing more about both national and state-specific news,
> information and resources to support these information needs, we have
> launched an Affordable Care Act website (http://nnlm.gov/pnr/ACA.html)
> that
> is also linked at the top of our Quick Links section of our homepage
> (http://nnlm.gov/pnr/). We hope you find this information helpful and
> welcome your suggestions!
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