The Affordable Care Act has the potential to improve access to health insurance for millions of people, including lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people and their families. But this opportunity can't be realized if LGBT people don’t have the help they need to explore their new coverage options. This free training webinar developed by Out2Enroll provides assisters with the tools they need to work effectively with LGBT communities and to help this underserved community connect with coverage. The training includes:
Kellan Baker is a founding Steering Committee member of Out2Enroll, a nationwide initiative that works to connect LGBT people and their families with their new coverage options under the health reform law. Kellan is currently pursuing a PhD in health services research and policy as the Centennial Scholar in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins University. He is also a Senior Fellow with the LGBT Research and Communications Project at the Center for American Progress in Washington, DC, where he works on LGBT health issues with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and stakeholders across the country. He holds a BA with high honors from Swarthmore College and an MPH and MA from George Washington University.