Covering Tampa Bay Melanie Hall, MA Executive Director The Family Healthcare Foundation We have been providing the outreach and application assistance in Florida KidCare (our CHIP program) in Tampa for more than 15 years. We have over 40 community partners in our KidCare Coalition. The Family Healthcare Foundation The University of South Florida identified TFHF as the lead agency in the Tampa Bay area in their proposal for their Cooperative Agreement to provide Navigator Services. USF Navigator Project Tampa Bay Consortium Our Consortium partners are: - Healthy Start Coalition of Hillsborough - United Way Suncoast - REACH UP - Hispanic Services Council - BayCare Health System - Healthy Start Coalition of Pinellas - United Way of Central Florida Covering Tampa In August we received private funding from Allegany Franciscan Ministries to convene a series of meetings to lead a community planning exercise to create community capacity, coordinate efforts and develop a strategic plan to target outreach efforts for Marketplace enrollment in Tampa Bay. The initiative is called Covering Tampa Bay. Covering Tampa Covering Tampa Bay brought together more than 76 participants representing more than 39 agencies. Partners include: hospitals Health Departments funders FQHC’s offices of elected officials Enroll America social service agencies Covering Tampa The four half-day sessions produced a strategic plan that will include cooperating with community outreach, data reporting and a visual representation of all outreach and enrollment activities on a heat map that will be updated monthly. Communication will occur on a membersonly webpage on our website. Covering Tampa Covering Tampa This model brings together all funded entities and volunteer organizations under one initiative that will be able to report on the full impact of the Affordable Care Act assistance in the Tampa Bay area. Covering Tampa The collaboration also helps ensure that the partners will not be duplicating services and that every dollar supporting this effort is maximized. Covering Tampa Ultimately, creating capacity around our community’s ability to assist families and individuals in enrolling in public health options will help create a culture of coverage and lead to a healthier Tampa Bay. 13 Questions?