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Navigating the American Rescue Plan: Project Access NOW staff help more than 400 individuals access health insurance savings

The American Rescue Plan (ARP), which took effect in March 2021, was a federal, $1.9 trillion economic stimulus bill aimed at restarting the U.S. economy and building upon previous COVID-19 stimulus bills (passed in March and December of 2020). While the ARP was focused on national recovery from the economic and health effects of the pandemic, a little-known provision of…
Kristin Monahan
June 20, 2021
Programs

A Report on the 2018 Open Enrollment Period

Project Access NOW’s Outreach, Enrollment, and Access program (OEA) helped Portland area residents file their applications for health insurance during last year’s open enrollment period. In all, program staff helped clients to file 364 applications for coverage under the Affordable Care Act through the Federal Marketplace. "Health insurance coverage is good for people," said our executive director Linda Nilsen. "Research…
Kristin Monahan
January 30, 2019
Programs

“What If…”: A Vision of Network of Networks

As they try to get their life together and move forward, the most vulnerable people in our community have to jump through multiple hoops to provide for their families. In every sector—food, healthcare, housing, justice, schooling, transportation—they deal with a different case manager and separate sets of rules and regulations. In other words, the people who need the most support…
Kristin Monahan
September 14, 2018
Programs

Case Study Highlights How We Ensure Safe Hospital Discharges

The Center for Health Care Strategies, an organization which "advances innovations for healthcare delivery for low-income Americans," earlier this month highlighted our C3 Community Assistance Program in the case study titled "Project Access NOW’s C3 Community Assistance Program: Ensuring Safe Discharge from the Hospital." The case study is part of their and Nonprofit Finance Fund's project Advancing Community-Based Organization and…
Kristin Monahan
August 16, 2018