Tara Colton Joins Seedco as Senior Vice President of Programs

Tara Colton, former Associate Vice President for Program Development and Planning at FEGS Health & Human Services, has joined as Senior Vice President of Programs. She will bring more than 15 years of experience in both the public and nonprofit sectors, and works closely with Seedco’s leadership team to develop the programmatic vision and strategy […]

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SNAP/Food Stamps: Feeding Families, Feeding the Economy Panel Discussion and Luncheon Recap

On March 11, 2015, we hosted a SNAP/Food Stamps: Feeding Families, Feeding the Economy at Morrison & Foerster, LLP. The primary goal of the discussion was to bring more attention to the positive impact of SNAP (the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-formerly Food Stamps). SNAP is widely considered to be the nation’s most important hunger prevention program, improving economic, health, and social outcomes for low-income families and communities.

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What’s at Stake for the Affordable Care Act in King v. Burwell

On March 4, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in King v. Burwell, a lawsuit that challenges a core part of the Affordable Care Act—the provision of premium tax credits to consumers. A decision is expected in June.

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Seedco Featured on The New York Times

The New York Times recently published an article that included an interview from Lisa Stein, Seedco’s Vice President of Work and Family Supports. She discussed the differences between the Affordable Care Act year one and year two open enrollment. “Having some experience, some data and some time to do analysis and planning really allowed us […]

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Health Insurance Open Enrollment Ends February 15th

February 15th is the deadline to enroll in a plan for 2015. Visit our Health Care Access page for information on upcoming enrollment events and contact information for assistance.

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Invite: Food Stamps: Feeding Families, Feeding the Economy | Panel Discussion & Luncheon

Join us on March 11, 2015 at our Food Stamps: Feeding Families, Feeding the Economy panel discussion and luncheon. The panel discussion will highlight how SNAP (the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-formerly Food Stamps) improves health, social and economic outcomes for low-income families. 

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Annual Report 2013

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Our 2013 annual report is the most recent and describes our achievements and progress for the previous calendar year.

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Health Insurance Open Enrollment Starts November 15th

The next open enrollment begins November 15th, 2014 for January 1st, 2015 coverage and ends February 15th, 2015. Seedco is helping consumers shop, compare, and apply for coverage through partnerships with state and federal agencies in New York, Maryland, Tennessee and Georgia.

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Seedco Featured on Politico

Politico recently published a story that highlighted the importance of Navigators, counselors and in-person assisters in helping people enroll and re-enroll in health insurance.  The story featured Seedco’s new health care access study and a  quote from Ben Thomases, Executive Vice President of Seedco.

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Invite: The Affordable Care Act | Lessons from Year One Open Enrollment and Plans for Year Two

Please join us on November 12th for a panel discussion summarizing our comprehensive evaluation of consumer and navigator experiences during the Affordable Care Act’s first open enrollment period, and preparations for the second open enrollment period.

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New Study on Findings from Seedco’s First Year of the Affordable Care Act

We are pleased to release our latest publication on the findings from Seedco’s first year of the Affordable Care Act in four states. In particular, the evaluation study was commissioned to learn about barriers and facilitators to health insurance navigation. The study was conducted by researchers in the Department of Health Policy and Management in […]

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Year One Navigator Evaluation Study

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The Seedco Health Insurance Navigator Enrollment Process in Georgia, Maryland, New York, and Tennessee Policy Implications and Opportunities for Quality Improvement The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) put in place reforms that improve access to quality, affordable health coverage. One of the provisions of the ACA was the creation of new Health Insurance […]

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Seedco’s Fatherhood Client Wins New York City Employment and Training Coalition Opportunity Award

A Seedco Strong Fathers, Stronger Families client recently won the New York City Employment and Training Coalition (NYCETC) 2014 Opportunity Award in the Program Participant category. The winner was Mr. Johnny Price, a client of Seedco’s Strong Fathers, Stronger Families – BronxWorks.

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Seedco Launches New EarnBenefits Website

Seedco has launched it’s new EarnBenefits Online (EBO) website.  The website has come at the perfect time as EBO expands in Georgia, Tennessee, Maryland and New York. The new EarnBenefits Online website features a new color scheme, larger photos and an easy-to-use navigation bar.

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Seedco Awarded a Year-Two Navigator Grant in Georgia and Tennessee

On September 8, 2014, Seedco was awarded a $3.6 million second year Navigator grant to continue providing consumer healthcare access to Georgia and Tennessee residents. In 2013, Seedco led networks of community-based organizations across both states conducting public education and providing in-person enrollment assistance to the uninsured. Seedco is pleased to be continuing this important […]

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Fatherhood Success Story Featured on U.S Department of Health & Human Services Website

A Strong Fathers, Stronger Families client was featured on the U.S Department of Health and Human Services’ Healthy Marriage and Responsible Fatherhood website. The success story describes the client’s journey from enrollment to employment and re-engagement with his family.  According to the client, “I now have a relationship with my daughter that I never had […]

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Seedco Awarded Community Health Advocates Grant

Seedco was recently awarded a grant from the Community Service Society to provide services as part of the Community Health Advocates (CHA) program. Seedco will provide health care and health insurance post-enrollment assistance and education to individuals and small businesses.

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Seedco’s Lisa Stein Invited to Present at a Health Insurance Congressional Briefing

Seedco’s Vice President of Work and Family Supports, Lisa Stein, will present at the Alliance for Health Reform and Kaiser Family Foundation’s congressional briefing on August 5, 2014 in Washington, D.C. The briefing will highlight the impact of in-person assistance programs that help consumers enroll in health coverage through the new health insurance marketplaces. The […]

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Seedco Acquires Aspen Institute Asset Platform

After five years of development and expansion by the Aspen Institute Economic Opportunities Program, the Asset Platform has been transferred to Seedco, effective July 31, 2014. The Asset Platform provides non-profit and public sector organizations easy access to a range of resources they need to provide quality financial assistance to low- and moderate-income individuals and […]

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