Discusses provisions in the Affordable Care Act that call for states to have one streamlined online application for all types of insurance and for premiums tax credits.
Making the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act (MIPPA) Work: How States Can Help People with Medicare
Examines how this law improves financial assistance programs for low-income Medicare beneficiaries and explains how advocates can ensure successful implementation in their states.
Explains what Medicaid Section 1115 waivers are and how advocates can take advantage of new rules that give them a bigger voice in the waiver process.
Learn what your state needs to include in its health insurance marketplace for consumers with limited English proficiency.
Explores the debate about whether navigators should be licensed as agents or brokers, explains how navigators are different from brokers and agents.
Discusses opportunities to protect consumers by requiring that insurance companies spend a minimum percentage of premium dollars on health care instead of administrative costs, marketing, and profits.
Provides an overview of the requirements for health insurance navigator programs and answers key questions states will face as they establish effective navigator programs.
Explains provisions in the Affordable Care Act that will help caregivers;includes tips for advocates who want to improve long-term supports and services in their state.
Explains the differences between navigators and assisters and discusses how in-person assistance works in each type of health insurance marketplace.
Reviews factors states should consider when deciding whether to partner with the federal government to run their health insurance marketplace;outlines state partnership responsibilities.