Just over two months ago, South Dakota’s Medicaid program expanded after 56% of voters approved Constitutional Amendment D, and on July 1st, South Dakota became the 39th state to approve Medicaid expansion.
Catherine Anthony is a Health Insurance Navigator with the Community HealthCare Association of the Dakotas; and Lindsey Karlson is the program’s Director of Programs and Training.
They joined us to tell us how the new enrollment period is going and, if you qualify, how you and your family can receive health insurance coverage through the state’s Medicaid program.
The American Heart Association of South Dakota is working to make sure all South Dakotans live longer, healthier lives. You can find out more about available resources and CPR training in your area by calling them toll-free at 1-800 AHA-USA1 (242-8721). Or visit them online at heart.org. Remember Healthy people make up healthy communities and that’s good for all of South Dakota.
If you’re looking for health insurance coverage – or have questions about your eligibility – connect with a navigator who can offer free support. They’re required to provide fair, impartial, and accurate information about your health insurance options. The American Heart Association is a proud champion for coverage to help people who are under insured or don’t have health care coverage at all get enrolled in the South Dakota Medicaid program. You can phone them at 605-360-2542 or head online to GetCoveredSouthDakota.org to find out more.