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

Darci Hanning darci.hanning at state.or.us
Fri Aug 23 14:35:53 PDT 2013

Hello everyone,

Yes, what Diedre has posted below is correct.

Darci Hanning * Technology Development Consultant * Library Development Services
Oregon State Library, 250 Winter St. NE, Salem, OR  97301
503-378-2527 darci.hanning at state.or.us<mailto:darci.hanning at state.or.us>

From: Libs-Or [mailto:libs-or-bounces at listsmart.osl.state.or.us] On Behalf Of Diedre Conkling
Sent: Friday, August 23, 2013 2:34 PM
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Subject: Re: [Libs-Or] [HLIB-NW] [PNRNews] Affordable Care Act: National and State Information Sources (fwd)

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<mailto: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

I love the commercials.


Donna L Cohen, MLIS, MEd
D L Cohen Information Services
Portland, Oregon
dcohen at dcoheninfo.com<mailto:dcohen at 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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Diedre Conkling
Lincoln County Library District
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