Issue Brief
March 2015

How to Create a Successful Story Bank Program

By creating a story bank, organizations can share personal stories that illustrate how their issues affect real people. Our toolkit describes the major steps involved in setting up and operating an effective story bank.

Issue Brief
January 2015

Health Reform 2.0: A Call to Action

Both a call to action and a roadmap for progress, Families USA’s latest report, Health Reform 2.0 lays out a path for securing high-quality, affordable health care to all Americans—regardless of income, age, race, or ethnicity—and for achieving the “Triple Aim”: improving health, enhancing quality of care, and reducing health care costs.

Issue Brief
November 2014

Standards for Health Insurance Provider Networks: Examples from the States

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. 

Issue Brief
March 2015

Medicaid Expansion and Health Disparities: Hispanics

In communities of color, where rates of uninsurance and poor health outcomes are higher than in white communities, the differences between those who have insurance and those who lack it are stark.

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