Navigator Exchange Blog

September 27, 2017
The 5th Open Enrollment through the Health Insurance Marketplace begins November 1, and the Navigator Exchange Program team is ready to assist consumers in Southern New Jersey understand and enroll in health insurance. The Navigators are the Federally Certified free, fair, and impartial resource...
January 30, 2017
Primary Service Area: Recently unemployed individuals and homeless consumers. A champion for all consumers, navigator Pamela Gray helps to break down barriers and form meaningful connections for those in need of health insurance.  Pam has served as a Certified Marketplace Navigator for three years...
September 20, 2016
Navigator: Tracy Lavin Primary Service Area: Underserved Women.  Best known amongst her peers as the “Queen of WIC,” Tracy Lavin has dedicated a large amount of her time to helping underserved women navigate their way through health insurance coverage.  Lavin sees dozens of new and returning moms...
June 13, 2016
Primary Service Area: Re-Entry Population About 10,000 individuals are released from jail or prison each year in the state of New Jersey and one Navigator has made it her mission to help create a smoother transition for those being released.  Annabel Hernandez conducts specialized outreach...
May 2, 2016
Primary Service Area: Bilingual Consumers Connecting all communities to health insurance for free is one of the top priorities for Center For Family Services Navigator Exchange Program. Nathaly Ozoria, one of the team’s bilingual navigators, recently spoke with the host of ‘Perfil Latino’ which...
April 19, 2016
Shared via CMS Blog By: Cara V. James, Ph.D., Director of the Office of Minority Health at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services  Millions of Americans are gaining health coverage every year. Between 2013 and 2014, African Americans and Latinos saw the largest declines in uninsured rates[1...
April 17, 2016
Center For Family Services' Navigator Program has launched a new campaign entitled, ‘Meet your Navigator,’ which shines light on a different Navigator.  ‘Meet your Navigator’ highlights the primary service area for each navigator and best practices used to reach that specific community. Navigator:...
August 19, 2015
This post was written by Laura Kay Hurley, Project Director at the Family Resource Network Navigator Program.  Those with disabilities and their caregivers are likely to have higher rates of under insurance than the general population.  This is due to a variety of reasons including: higher rates of...
August 4, 2015
This post was written by Laura Kay Hurley, Project Director, Family Resource Network Navigator Program.  Strategy:  Provide education and outreach to the LGBT community on accessing healthcare and their rights under the Affordable Care Act.  Where and When it was Used: At the beginning of June,...
July 20, 2015
Navigators throughout the State of New Jersey are doing their ultimate best to reach those without health insurance and in need of assistance.  Tara Ryan, a Staff Associate from the Community Health Law Project, shared a recent experience that highlights one of the benefits of having access to a...

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