Both a call to action and a roadmap for progress, Families USA’s latest report, Health Reform 2.0 lays out a path for securing high-quality, affordable health care to all Americans—regardless of income, age, race, or ethnicity—and for achieving the “Triple Aim”: improving health, enhancing quality of care, and reducing health care costs.
Find out how to get involved in developing Medicaid health homes, one of the ways states can get funding from the Affordable Care Act to provide coordinated, patient-centered care.
Explores the many ways the Affordable Care Act helps eliminate health disparities by improving access to health care for communities of color.
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.
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.
Learn how the Affordable Care Act allows states to expand Medicaid by purchasing coverage for enrollees through the health insurance marketplaces using federal funds
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.
Learn more about the Supreme Court's decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act and to make the Medicaid expansion an option for states instead of a requirement.
Find out how the 2009 reauthorization of CHIP will help children across the country and strengthen the country's health care system.
Explains what Medicaid Section 1115 waivers are and how advocates can take advantage of new rules that give them a bigger voice in the waiver process.