As the number of Americans without health insurance continues to rise, so too do the costs borne by those who have coverage, who face what might be called a “hidden health tax.” Uninsured people who receive health care often cannot afford to pay the full amount themselves, so the costs of this uncompensated care get shifted to those who have insurance.
Estimates that more than 25.7 million Americans will get help paying for health coverage in the health insurance marketplaces .
Evaluating the Consumer Window-Shopping Experience in Health Insurance Marketplace Websites: A Comparative Analysis
Find out which elements make websites consumer-friendly when shopping for health insurance in the marketplace.
Accelerating the Affordable Care Act’s Enrollment Momentum: 10 Recommendations for Future Enrollment Periods
Building on lessons learned during the first enrollment period, this report identifies 10 key steps that HHS and state marketplaces can take to significantly increase the number of people who enroll in health insurance during the next enrollment period.
This report outlines major factors, such as the use of community-based roundtables for navigators and assisters, that led to Maine’s successful enrollment efforts in the health insurance marketplace.