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 how the Affordable Care Act improves or creates multiple programs that will help caregivers and the seniors and people with disabilities they care for.
Find out which key issues you'll want to tackle in your state this year and get tips on how to stay involved.
Highlights state efforts to protect consumers from unreasonable increases in health insurance premiums, including examples from 12 states.
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.
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.
Lays out the basics of how managed long-term care in Medicaid works; highlights key questions for advocates to ask when evaluating how managed care will affect consumers.
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.