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.
When health plans design their provider networks, they need to ensure that these networks are adequate and provide meaningful access to care. The Affordable Care Act established the first-ever federal rights guaranteeing private insurance consumers access to adequate networks.
Basic Health Programs are one one of several options in the Affordable Care Act for states to further expand affordable health coverage to low and modest-income residents. Basic Health Programs can be more affordable than marketplace coverage, making care accessible to people who may otherwise forego coverage and care.
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.
The recent spate of lawsuits challenging core parts of the Affordable Care Act pose real threats to the Affordable Care Act.
Whether you’re renewing your plan or buying one for the first time, the questions in our infographic will help you choose the plan that’s right for you.
If funding for CHIP is not renewed, as many as 2 million kids may lose the health coverage that they have today. Our infographic and resource page has materials about the benefits of CHIP to help advocates make the case for Congress to renew funding.
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.
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.
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.