Explains how states and health assistance programs handle billing disputes for Medicaid beneficiaries, answers questions about Medicaid billing issues.
Comparing Consumers’ Window-Shopping Experiences in Health Insurance Marketplace Websites: An Analysis
This graphic was produced as part of a report that analyzes how effectively all 16 state-run health insurance marketplace websites (including D.C.) and the federal healthcare.og site allow consumers to gather basic information about different health plans before having to enter personal information and create an account to apply for a specific plan.
Presents new national and state data showing how cutting Medicaid would harm seniors, people with disabilities, their families, state workers, and the long-term care infrastructure.
Estimates the number of Americans who die prematurely because they don't have health insurance, has state-level breakdowns by week, month, and year.
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.
Presents the results of a comprehensive survey of all state insurance departments, compiles information on the laws that each state has in place to protect consumers.
Open enrollment for the health insurance marketplace begins this November. As a result, health insurers are filing their proposed health insurance premium rates for 2015. To examine how rates may change for consumers buying policies in 2015, we reviewed filings and news reports from 12 states where proposed rates have received media attention. For each state, we looked at overall proposed premium rate changes, which are an average for each insurer. A consumer’s actual premium increase or decrease may be higher or lower than the average depending on age, location, and plan choice.
Learn why expanding home- and community-based care is cost-effective in the long run and how states can do it using two new Medicaid options in the Affordable Care Act.
Explores the many ways the Affordable Care Act helps eliminate health disparities by improving access to health care for communities of color.
Outlines five key elements of consumer-friendly health insurance marketplaces (also known as exchanges) offers tips for making sure plans sold in those marketplaces meet consumers' needs .