This series explores multiple aspects of implementing health insurance exchanges, including obtaining funding, establishing good governance and oversight, and selecting plans.
This brief can help advocates think about whether a Basic Health program would work in their state; discusses problems Basic Health could address and key issues to consider.
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.
Presents best practices for state advocates on story banking and engaging young adults, including how to start collecting consumer stories and how to use social media to reach young adults.
Explains the problems with allowing health insurance companies to sell plans in states where they are not licensed, including insurers evading and undermining consumer protections.
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.
Reviews the early experiences of four states under the Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (CHIPRA) and how those experiences can inform implementation.
Discusses the rights and benefits that many House members plan to take away from Americans—but keep for themselves—when they vote to defund or repeal the Affordable Care Act.
A compilation of consumer fact sheets on new patient protections under the Affordable Care Act.
Explains the new method of determining eligibility for Medicaid and CHIP, which now matches the method used for other health care programs and for calculating financial assistance with health insurance.