Program or Project:
Health benefits outreach and enrollment
Percentage of time over term member will spend with this program:
Member will conduct insurance assessments and assist patients in applying for health insurance and other public benefits using the PA Compass System. If not eligible for Medical Assistance, they will assist the patient in applying for prescription assistance and other health benefit programs or assist the patient in applying for health insurance through the Marketplace. The member may serve as an advocate in assisting the patient to negotiate public assistance, community resources, and the health insurance marketplace. This includes significant advocacy efforts with DHS.
Member will contact with at least 10 people a week and submit at least 175 applications for insurance or prescription assistance over the term of service, with 120 patients becoming enrolled.
NHC performance measure(s) this activity falls under (if any). :
Access to Care: Health Insurance & Prescription Medication Assistance Programs; Health Program and Service Literacy