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CMS Launches Coverage to Care Initiative

10/20/2014
With over 14 million Americans having quality health insurance through the Marketplace, Medicaid and CHIP for the first time, CMS launched a new nationwide initiative called Coverage to Care (C2C) to help consumers understand their new coverage.
 
Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, more than 14 million Americans, many for the first time now have quality health insurance through the Marketplace, Medicaid and CHIP. It’s important for the newly insured to fully understand when, where, and how to use their new coverage to get the right care, at the right time, in the right place to stay healthy.
 
This is why the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has launched a new nationwide initiative called Coverage to Care (C2C). This initiative designed to help consumers understand their new coverage and help them get primary care and the preventive services that are right for them so they can live long, healthy lives. better connect and form effective partnerships with newly insured patients.

The C2C website provides patients, healthcare providers, and stakeholders with information and resources regarding the program.

Millions of Americans now have the security and peace of mind that comes from having quality health insurance. But to fully enjoy its benefits, they need to understand their new coverage, and how to use it appropriately to get the care and preventive services that are right for them. C2C is designed to do that, and help the newly insured take the first steps to living a long and healthy life.