Lays out the key elements consumer-friendly wellness programs should have and the ways advocates can help protect enrollees if their state proposes a program that jeopardizes enrollees’ access to care.
Learn what your state needs to include in its health insurance marketplace for consumers with limited English proficiency.
Must-read guide for enrollment assistance organizations looking to share people’s stories for story banking.
In state houses all across the country, advocates, legislators, and state officials are considering proposals to restore the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA’s) temporary reinsurance program, which ended after 2016. This “Reinsurance 101” issue brief describes reinsurance and explains why it was originally included in the ACA. It then analyzes why some advocates and policymakers might consider implementing reinsurance in their states but others could hesitate to pursue such a policy.
Explains how accountable care organizations give financial incentives to health care providers to work as a team to deliver high-quality care;discusses challenges states face when implementing ACOs in Medicaid.
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.
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.
Explores how wellness programs can encourage people to adopt healthy behaviors, provides examples of model programs, and includes a checklist for designing consumer-friendly wellness programs.
Medicaid Alternative Benefit Plans: What States Should Consider When Designing Coverage for the Expansion Population and the Role for Advocates
Examines issues states should consider when designing benefit plans for people who are newly eligible for Medicaid; outlines opportunities where advocates can engage in the process.