HHS partners with libraries on ObamaCare outreach

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“People will likely turn to libraries to learn about the Marketplace, and we want to make sure that library staff has access to the tools and the information to respond to people who want to sign up and enroll for coverage on October 1,” said Marilyn Tavenner, the director of the federal Medicare and Medicaid agency, which is handling the healthcare implementation effort.

HHS is partnering with the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the “primary source of federal support” for 123,000 libraries nationwide, according to a news release.

The administration also has reached out to sports leagues and celebrities in an effort to raise awareness of the healthcare law and encourage people to enroll.