Short Analysis
March 2017

Under House Bill Consumers Will Pay More For Less

There are countless sobering findings in the Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO) assessment of the House GOP repeal bill, most importantly that the bill would lead to 24 million people losing health insurance.

Short Analysis
July 2016

Advocates' Guide to Implementing Value-Based Insurance Design

Learn how to encourage adoption of value-based insurance design (VBID) in our health insurance system. This guide explains options at both the federal and state level. Around the country, advocates working to improve the health outcomes and value that our health care system delivers are exploring ways to implement VBID.

Short Analysis
June 2016

Medicaid Managed Care Rule: What Advocates Should Know

Recently the Obama administration released new standards governing Medicaid managed care plans. These managed care rules haven’t been updated since 2002, and a lot has changed in the past 14 years. There are currently over 72 million people enrolled in Medicaid, and three-quarters are enrolled in managed care.

Short Analysis
June 2016

Medicaid Managed Care Rule: Network Adequacy Standards

The new federal rules, which states must implement by 2018, are a step in the right direction toward ensuring that people with a Medicaid managed care plan can see the right health care provider when they need to.

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