Explains three reasons why states should use data from SNAP (formerly known as food stamps) data to enroll adults in Medicaid without requiring a full application.
When a Health Insurer Leaves the Individual Market: What States Can Do before Certain Affordable Care Act Changes Take Effect in 2014
Explains how states can enact more comprehensive protections for consumers who buy health insurance on their own before the Affordable Care Act goes into full effect in 2014.
Learn what express lane eligibility means for children's health coverage and how it can help states identify uninsured children who could benefit from state programs like CHIP and Medicaid.
Explains how accountable care organizations give financial incentives to health care providers to work as a team to deliver high-quality care;discusses challenges states face when implementing ACOs in Medicaid.
Learn how the Affordable Care Act allows states to expand Medicaid by purchasing coverage for enrollees through the health insurance marketplaces using federal funds
Examines what states are doing to make sure that all children (including those with pre-existing conditions) can get affordable health insurance.
Learn how patients and health care providers can team up to ensure better health care for consumers at a lower cost and in a timely manner.
Explains the new method of determining eligibility for Medicaid and CHIP, which now matches the method used for other health care programs and for calculating financial assistance with health insurance.
Find out what some health insurance companies are doing to scam consumers out of proper services and what we can do to prevent this from happening.
Learn how the Affordable Care Act creates opportunities for states to design and test new models of health care delivery, which can lead to better health and reduced spending.