More than half of the uninsured residents who could benefit from Insure Tennessee are working adults.
We’ve compiled resources for a range of activities common to enrollment programs, from consumer outreach to education to working with the media. This month’s slideshow includes materials from Enroll America, Kaiser Family Foundation, and others.
Both a call to action and a roadmap for progress, Families USA’s latest report, Health Reform 2.0 lays out a path for securing high-quality, affordable health care to all Americans—regardless of income, age, race, or ethnicity—and for achieving the “Triple Aim”: improving health, enhancing quality of care, and reducing health care costs.
This issue brief explains how replacing Medicaid’s current financing structure with a per capita cap could shift more of the cost of running Medicaid to states.
By applying for health insurance in the marketplace and being denied, consumers in the “coverage gap” preserve the opportunity to enroll in a marketplace plan with subsides if their income changes. And they may save themselves from the tax penalty that comes with the requirement to have health insurance.
Top 9 Occupations of Working but Uninsured in Wyoming Who Would Benefit from Expanding Health Coverage
Most of the uninsured Wyoming residents who could benefit if the state expanded health coverage are working adults. As our infographic shows, most of those work in occupations that Wyoming residents rely on, supporting industries that are the foundation of the state’s economy.
To provide consumers with plans that have lower cost-sharing, policymakers and marketplace officials should consider establishing “standardized plans.” These are plan designs that all insurers are required to sell that have standardized cost-sharing for covered health services.
We’ve examined data from 12 states showing that working adults make up the majority of those who could benefit if states expanded Medicaid. View our new infographic and issue brief about the top occupations of the working but uninsured residents in Nebraska.
Communities of color continue to face a limited availability of health care providers and facilities. By including at minimum these seven features in their provider networks, insurers can help consumers in communities of color gain access to timely, high-quality, language-accessible, culturally competent health care.
By partnering with health insurance companies, enrollment assisters gain access to plan information and health literacy resources. Assisters can more easily obtain answers to consumer questions about the marketplace plans available to them and troubleshoot consumer problems.