This FJ issue brief informs service providers about policies and promising practices to promote language access for LEP patients.
Resource Center Health Tags: Assister
Outreach Worker Guide to Health Insurance
Guide to help familiarize outreach workers with some of the basics of health insurance, so that they can better answer farmworkers’ questions and prepare them to visit patient navigators/in-person assisters. Available in English and Spanish.
H-2A Workers and the ACA: Challenges and Strategies to Enroll H-2A Workers in the Health Insurance Marketplace
A presentation for assisters and other farmworker service providers with information about the H-2A program, H-2A worker eligibility for health insurance, and challenges and strategies to enrolling H-2A workers in health insurance. The strategies are based on experiences of assisters who successfully enrolled H-2A workers in health insurance.
Out of Sight, Out of Mind: The Implementation and Impact of the ACA in U.S. Farmworker Communities
This commentary provides an overview of ACA implementation in farmworker communities and barriers to access to health insurance. It was written for and published by the Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved in the supplement of the November 2016 issue (Vol. 27, Number 4).
Better Care Reconciliation Act – FJ Statement
FJ’s statement opposing the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) that details its potential impact on farmworker access to health care and health insurance. BCRA was initially introduced in the Senate on June 22 and revised and re-introduced on July 13, 2017 (the bill never passed).
Fact Sheet: American Health Care Act 2017
This fact sheet provides an overview of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) and its potential impact on farmworker access to health care and health insurance. AHCA was an ACA replacement bill passed by the U.S. House of Representatives on May 4, 2017.
The Affordable Care Act and Taxes: Frequently Asked Questions on How the ACA Affects Taxes for Farmworkers (2016)
An issue brief for farmworker service providers that answers frequently asked questions related to farmworkers and their tax obligations under the ACA.
The Affordable Care Act and H-2A Agricultural Workers: Frequently Asked Questions (2016)
An issue brief for farmworker service providers that answers specific questions about H-2A worker eligibility for health insurance under the ACA.
ACA Guide on Enrollment (2016)
Answers basic questions about when and how to enroll in health insurance.
ACA Guide on Employer-Provided Health Insurance (2015)
Answers basic questions about employer-provided health insurance, including how to know if your employer offers health insurance and what it means to have an offer of employer-provided health insurance.