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.
We’ve examined data from 22 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 Idaho.
Highlights state efforts to protect consumers from unreasonable increases in health insurance premiums, including examples from 12 states.
Discusses opportunities to protect consumers by requiring that insurance companies spend a minimum percentage of premium dollars on health care instead of administrative costs, marketing, and profits.