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.
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.
Learn how the Affordable Care Act allows states to expand Medicaid by purchasing coverage for enrollees through the health insurance marketplaces using federal funds
Find out which key issues you'll want to tackle in your state this year and get tips on how to stay involved.
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.
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.
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.
Explores how the Affordable Care Act expands the practice of offering immediate, temporary Medicaid coverage to people who appear to be eligible based on income.
Explains how the Affordable Care Act will improve coordination of care for patients with both Medicare and Medicaid ("dual eligibles");provides detailed guidance for advocates.
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.