Estimates the number of Americans who die prematurely because they don't have health insurance, has state-level breakdowns by week, month, and year.
Over the past two decades, state-based consumer advocates and health care practitioners have worked together to help low-income people—including those living in communities of color or with chronic medical conditions—gain access to health coverage. As more people gained insurance coverage, consumer advocates and health care providers focused their attention on improving the patient’s experience with the health care system.
A new report released last week confirms the findings that enrollment experts emphasized on our teleconference with reporters last Wednesday: We still have a ways to go in getting “hard-to-reach” populations enrolled in health coverage.
Evaluating the Consumer Window-Shopping Experience in Health Insurance Marketplace Websites: A Comparative Analysis
Find out which elements make websites consumer-friendly when shopping for health insurance in the marketplace.
What are uncompensated care pools (also known as a “low-income pool” in Florida)? And why are they getting attention now? This short analysis explains what these pools are and how they relate to the CMS process of approving Medicaid Section 1115 waivers.
Fast-Track Enrollment Could Save Your State Valuable Time, Money, and Staff Resources—All While Increasing the Number of People Who Get Health Insurance
New data from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) demonstrate the marked success of recent enrollment efforts: Since before the first open enrollment period to buy health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, enrollment in Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) has grown by 7.2 million people.
“Fast-track” enrollment strategies save states money and increase insurance coverage by streamlining Medicaid enrollment. Learn how it worked in Illinois and West Virginia.
This 50-state infographic series features state-specific data on how many people will be able to receive financial assistance for health insurance.
The second open enrollment period just ended—and it was a tremendous success. The fact that enrollment systems functioned much better this time around certainly made it easier for people to enroll. But there’s no doubt that the commitment and creativity of 23,000 certified application counselors, navigators, and in-person assisters across the country have made big contributions to enrollment gains. In this enrollment period, we saw navigators and assisters reach new heights of creativity as they strove to find consumers and help them sign up for health insurance.
Provides new state data on the number of small businesses and small business workers who could benefit from this new tax credit;explains how the tax credit works.