Learn how to encourage adoption of value-based insurance design (VBID) in our health insurance system. This guide explains options at both the federal and state level. Around the country, advocates working to improve the health outcomes and value that our health care system delivers are exploring ways to implement VBID.
There are countless sobering findings in the Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO) assessment of the House GOP repeal bill, most importantly that the bill would lead to 24 million people losing health insurance.
Just as with the first two versions of the Senate health bill, the latest version would devastate insurance coverage, gut the Medicaid program and dramatically increase deductibles and out of pocket costs.
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.
Beginning in 2017, the Affordable Care Act permits states to apply for waivers to begin experimenting with strategies to provide residents with access to high-quality, affordable health insurance. Known as 1332 state innovation waivers, these waivers can be an important vehicle for the next round of state improvements in health care.
This is the second in a series that looks at what advocates should know about the newly released standards for Medicaid managed care plans.
The Supreme Court case that will be decided in June threatens the health coverage of millions of Americans.
This infographic features data on how residents in each state that has not expanded Medicaid would benefit from gains in health, economic growth, and job creation if the state expanded Medicaid.
The House GOP has released a new version of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) which makes draconian cuts to Medicaid and leaves millions to struggle with higher premiums and deductibles.
Exchange directors, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and insurers have an enormous opportunity to help consumers choose the plan that is right for them and make the enrollment process more efficient by improving the display of plan information on marketplace websites.