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. There may be better, new, and more affordable plans on the marketplace.
Of the 23 states that have not expanded Medicaid, 15 have gubernatorial races in November—setting the stage for potential Medicaid expansion in 2015.Our infographic shows the five states where the outcome of the governor’s race could be pivotal.
This slideshow lays out a basic explanation of what comprises an adequate network. It also describes the first-ever federal standards for network adequacy and the burgeoning number of state regulations in place to enforce them.
The recent spate of lawsuits challenging core parts of the Affordable Care Act pose real threats to the Affordable Care Act. Our short background piece outlines the core arguments that comprise one lawsuit--Halbig v. Burwell--and explains how the lawsuit puts the health care of millions of low- and middle-income Americans at risk.
Outline of which states are considering or implementing waivers to create their Medicaid expansion programs—and how.
In communities of color, where rates of uninsurance and poor health outcomes are higher than in white communities, the differences between those who have insurance and those who lack it are stark. To explore how expanding Medicaid can mitigate these disparities in health care, we compared how insured and uninsured low-income Hispanics in three states fare in terms of access to health care and preventive health services.
In communities of color, where rates of uninsurance and poor health outcomes are higher than in white communities, the differences between those who have insurance and those who lack it are stark.
Pennsylvania will soon join 26 states, plus D.C., in expanding Medicaid. Learn about the multiple benefits of Medicaid expansion that are fueling the movement to expand Medicaid across the country.
Our infographic explains how to use special enrollment periods to sign up for health insurance when you experience changes in your life or family status.
What makes up an “adequate” network of health care providers for consumers from diverse racial and ethnic groups? Our new brief describes policies to help achieve such networks—and strategies to put these policies in place.