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Baseball the act of a player who throws or deflects a batted ball in such a way that a team is enabled to put out an opponent
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The organization's coalition partners include community-based organizations, in-person assisters, health insurance carriers, agents and brokers, health care providers, hospitals, faith organizations, community health centers and more.
Because enrollment has been shortened, the Department of Insurance encourages consumers to enroll as early as possible and to consult navigators and other enrollment assisters to select the most cost-efficient plans that offer the greatest quality of services and coverage.
Advocacy groups are launching an aggressive education campaign in response to the reportedly higher number of rogue assisters. But in the less-affluent Rio Grande Valley region in South Texas, where the majority of reports have surfaced, many people lack reliable Internet access or have difficulty speaking English, making outreach more difficult, Medrano said.
The investigators also had six of the fake applicants try to apply for coverage through navigators and other in-person assisters, Bagdoyan testified, according to a written version of his testimony posted on the Finance Committee website.
One critical lesson learned from our first open enrollment period is that communities of color and low-income individuals need more frequent, in-person support from assisters in order to enroll.
Officials ideologically opposed to the ACA employ many political and policy tactics to thwart the law's implementation, and hampering assisters is one such tactic.
The survey found that about 4,400 assister programs had about 28,000 full-time staff and volunteers, which would mean that each assister helped more than 370 people between Oct.
Producers and assister groups have clashed over what kind of role nonlicensed assisters should play.
"APHA recognizes that assisters will not have unlimited capacity, and will need to make referrals, but stronger guidance is needed to ensure that consumers are not simply referred away," the comments said.
HHS has said that exchanges will also need "in-person assisters" and possibly other types of registered intermediaries.
Analysts at the foundation included survey responses from 662 exchange brokers, along with 713 assisters who work for nonprofit navigator programs, certified application counselor programs, and other nonprofit assister programs, in a report on a recent survey of public exchange assisters.
They'll be manned with outreach workers, assisters and insurance brokers to alleviate people review coverage options, determine eligibility for Medicaid or insurance subsidies and register for coverage.

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