Discusses opportunities to protect consumers by requiring that insurance companies spend a minimum percentage of premium dollars on health care instead of administrative costs, marketing, and profits.
Discusses the gaps in the current health coverage system in each state and explains how the Affordable Care Act will fill those gaps and help state residents.
Explains why it's essential to pass the Affordable Care Act and to implement it on time and includes state-level estimates of how many people die each year because they don't have health insurance.
This week, the Kaiser Family Foundation released a new state-by-state analysis showing that the federal government will assume all but a very small percentage of the cost to expand Medicaid, dramatically reducing the number of uninsured Americans at a bare minimal cost to the states.
Learn what express lane eligibility means for children's health coverage and how it can help states identify uninsured children who could benefit from state programs like CHIP and Medicaid.
Reviews the early experiences of four states under the Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (CHIPRA) and how those experiences can inform implementation.
Protecting Seniors and People with Disabilities: Why It Is Important to Preserve the Maintenance of Effort Requirement in the Affordable Care Act
Discusses how stripping the maintenance of effort requirement from the Affordable Care Act will negatively affect Medicaid enrollees, their families, and their state economies.
Shows the financial benefits of the Affordable Care Act for families in each state, including help people will get with paying premiums and new, more affordable health insurance options.
Highlights state efforts to protect consumers from unreasonable increases in health insurance premiums, including examples from 12 states.
Provides state-level data showing why hospitals are important to residents and state economies—and why Medicaid funding is essential to hospitals' bottom lines.