We have "upgraded" our Network calls to now include
Web Conferencing. All of our monthly calls can be accessed each month by using this web conferencing link. If you have a reoccurring calendar appointment, please be sure to update it to include this information.
You can access the Power Point notes from The Network's November call on our
Affordable Care Act - Open Enrollment Begins
Across the nation, ACA open enrollment began November 1st.
Out 2 Enroll offers many resources on their site to support LGBTQ+ health consumers. Here is some helpful information:
Health plans and prices change each year - and the amount of financial help they can get may change too.
80% of LGBT people want to meet with an assister that understands LGBT-specific issues. Consumers can get free in-person LGBT friendly help from an expert using Out 2 Enroll's Locator Tool.
LGBTQ people are protected from discrimination in health care and health insurance. Section 1557's non-discrimination protections are still in place.
Health insurance is better than ever for transgender people who can expect more and demand more. Trans consumers should enroll and expect that transition-related care will be covered.
Our community partners at NorCal Mental Health America are conducting a consumer surveyto figure out what mental health needs and issues are most important to folks who use mental health services in California. This is your opportunity to help inform policy makers and get entered to win $100 gift card! Please take the survey and pass it on to other folks. We want to make sure our LGBTQ+ community is represented when identifying mental health needs and policies.