Explores the many ways the Affordable Care Act helps eliminate health disparities by improving access to health care for communities of color.
Reviews key considerations to keep in mind when designing programs to help consumers understand and enroll in health insurance, including funding, location, outreach, scope, staffing, and training.
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.
Highlights the limitations in states' abilities to keep health insurance premium increases in check and explains how health reform will give states more authority to do so.
Learn what your state needs to know about designing a health insurance marketplace and how you can help assess whether it's consumer-friendly.
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.
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.
Provides tips for educating the public about the benefits of the Affordable Care Act, features success stories and resources from state advocacy groups.
Refutes the claim that the Affordable Care Act will make cuts to Medicare and explains how the law will help people with Medicare.
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.