The State Innovation Model (SIM) grant program gives states funding and technical assistance to design and test new ways to provide and pay for health care. This brief examines the six states that received Round 1 SIM Testing grants to identify best practices for consumer advocate engagement.
“Fast-track” enrollment strategies save states money and increase insurance coverage by streamlining Medicaid enrollment. Learn how it worked in Illinois and West Virginia.
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.
Explores the many ways the Affordable Care Act helps eliminate health disparities by improving access to health care for communities of color.
Examines four kinds of protections states have put in place that are designed to protect low-income, uninsured, or underinsured Americans from medical debt