Tag Archives: Affordable Care Act

Free health webinar for public libraries

On March 27th, WebJunction will offer a free webinar on the Affordable Care Act. This session has limited space so please register quickly if interested. Staying attuned to community needs and engaging strong partners to address those needs are hallmarks of 21st-century public librarianship. Libraries across the country have implemented inventive patron and partner engagement approaches in conjunction with the ... Read More »

Health Happens in Libraries: Supporting Patron Information Needs

On November 26th, WebJunction will offer a free webinar on the Affordable Care Act. This session has limited space so please register quickly. The Health Insurance Marketplace associated with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) opened on October 1, 2013. Many libraries are implementing community-based strategies to address this new need for information, while continuing to grow their own knowledge about ... Read More »

Federal Depository Libraries and the Affordable Care Act

As libraries look ahead to the October 1st open enrollment date for the health insurance marketplace, there is an abundance of information about the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and many opportunities for libraries. IMLS is working with the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare, and with WebJunction and ZeroDivide, to provide library staff with the online resources and community contacts they ... Read More »

Meaningful Use: Libraries connecting patrons to ACA resources (Free Webinar)

The following is a free webinar being offered by WebJunction. This session has limited space so please register quickly if interested. As libraries look ahead to the October 1 open enrollment date for the health insurance marketplace, there is an abundance of information about the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and many opportunities for public libraries. One of the key roles ... Read More »

Barbara Stripling Releases Statement on Libraries and the Affordable Care Act

American Library Association (ALA) President Barbara Stripling issued the following statement: “The American Library Association anticipates that many Americans will turn to libraries for help in accessing enrollment information when open enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace component of the Affordable Care Act begins on October 1, 2013. “Our research shows that Americans regularly turn to their local libraries as ... Read More »