Extending Medicaid benefits low-income adults, their families, the health care system, and state economies. It is important to maintain the current federal Medicaid financing structure to help keep the program strong.
Research and Publications
- Fact SheetNovember 2015
- InfographicOctober 2015
Many consumers have plans from 2014 and will simply opt to renew. And, for many, renewal is the best option. But, as our infographic shows, to make sure that they are getting the best plan this year, all consumers should head to the marketplace to shop for plans during open enrollment season.
- InfographicOctober 2015
Latinos are more likely suffer certain health conditions. Finding and treating these problems early can make a huge difference.
- Issue BriefOctober 2015
Accurate health plan provider directories are critical to ensuring that coverage works for consumers. Health plans and policymakers can take steps to reduce the prevalence of inaccuracies in provider directories.
- Fact SheetOctober 2015
Easy-to-understand information on how to choose a plan, get financial assistance, and enroll in health insurance through the marketplaces, including four new fact sheets on how to keep and use health insurance.
- Issue BriefSeptember 2015
The State Innovation Model (SIM) grant program gives states funding and technical assistance to design and test new ways to provide and pay for health care. This brief examines the six states that received Round 1 SIM Testing grants to identify best practices for consumer advocate engagement.
- Fact SheetSeptember 2015
The Medicaid program is a reliable source of funding for states that bolsters their economies. Medicaid allows states to do more to meet their residents’ health care needs than they could do on their own.
- InfographicJuly 2015
This infographic shows the basic facts about where states stand on Medicaid expansion in 2015, along with brief analysis of states to watch.
- Short AnalysisJuly 2015
Learn about the multiple benefits of Medicaid expansion that are fueling the movement to expand Medicaid across the country.
- Issue BriefJune 2015
This guide explains how to interpret health insurers’ annual statements. This knowledge can be helpful to advocates who are challenging rate increases during the rate review process.
From The Blog
Last month, Congress and President Obama worked out a budget deal that provides relief from the sequester caps, raises the debt ceiling, and prevents a steep scheduled rise in Medicare Part B premiums and deductibles. Despite this welcome show of bipartisanship, the remainder of this legislative session will likely include continued attempts to undermine the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and funding for Planned Parenthood.