Lays out the basics of how managed long-term care in Medicaid works; highlights key questions for advocates to ask when evaluating how managed care will affect consumers.
This series explores multiple aspects of implementing health insurance exchanges, including obtaining funding, establishing good governance and oversight, and selecting plans.
Refutes the claim that the Affordable Care Act will make cuts to Medicare and explains how the law will help people with Medicare.
This series explains what Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) are and discusses how to build ACOs that meet patient needs, improve quality, and reduce health care costs.
Explains how the Affordable Care Act will improve coordination of care for patients with both Medicare and Medicaid ("dual eligibles");provides detailed guidance for advocates.
Explores the many ways the Affordable Care Act helps eliminate health disparities by improving access to health care for communities of color.
Explains the two ways states can change their Medicaid programs, including an at-a-glance comparison chart; discusses what advocates should do based on which option their state uses.
A compilation of consumer fact sheets on new patient protections under the Affordable Care Act.
Highlights the major changes the Affordable Care Act will make to health coverage and care, such as expanding Medicaid, creating health insurance marketplaces, and providing new consumer protections.
Explores how the Affordable Care Act expands the practice of offering immediate, temporary Medicaid coverage to people who appear to be eligible based on income.