Find out which key issues you'll want to tackle in your state this year and get tips on how to stay involved.
Explains the differences between navigators and assisters and discusses how in-person assistance works in each type of health insurance marketplace.
Explains three reasons why states should use data from SNAP (formerly known as food stamps) data to enroll adults in Medicaid without requiring a full application.
Provides an overview of the requirements for health insurance navigator programs and answers key questions states will face as they establish effective navigator 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.
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.
Learn what your state needs to include in its health insurance marketplace for consumers with limited English proficiency.
Learn how the Affordable Care Act allows states to expand Medicaid by purchasing coverage for enrollees through the health insurance marketplaces using federal funds
Lays out options for states determining benefit packages (called Alternative Benefit Plans) for those who are newly eligible for Medicaid, including key factors states should consider when designing these benefits.
Discusses the consumer protections that marketplaces should consider implementing if marketplaces allow web brokers to enroll consumers in marketplace plans and financial assistance.