Asian American and Pacific Islander Affordable Care Act Enrollment Week of Action
This week, on January 26-30, please join the White House, White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and community partners for a week-long series of enrollment events, social media action, and educational programs to encourage Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) across the country to #GetCovered through the Health Insurance Marketplace. Get involved in-person and online as we remind the AAPI community to take control of their #AAPIhealth and #GetCovered!
And check out this new White House blog by Tina Tchen, Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff for the First Lady, about helping AAPIs #GetCovered.
Below are events during the week:
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 from 1:00-2:00 pm ET
Join Dr. Cara James, Director of Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Office of Minority Health; the White House Initiative on AAPIs; and the Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations to discuss how the “From Coverage to Care Initiative” can help the newly insured maximize their coverage with in-language resources for AAPI communities! Register here.
Week of Action Stakeholder Call with Tina Tchen, Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff for the First Lady, and Dr. Vivek Murthy, U.S. Surgeon General
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 from 2:30-3:00 pm ET (please note time change)
Tina Tchen, Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff for the First Lady, and Dr. Vivek Murthy, U.S. Surgeon General, will share a special message for AAPI communities regarding their active engagement with and support of the Affordable Care Act. Register here.
#AAPIhealth Twitterstorm on National Youth Enrollment Day of Action with Special Guest George Takei
Thursday, January 29, 2015 from 3:00-4:00 pm ET
Join a #GetCovered conversation focused on #AAPIhealth with special guest @GeorgeTakei, @HHSGov, @WhiteHouseAAPI, @apiahf, and @AAPCHOtweets! Follow using #AAPIhealth.
Also, be sure to check out new in-language resources on the Affordable Care Act in Burmese, Hmong, Khmer, and Lao!