Answers to 14 questions about how the DC health insurance marketplace will work and how it will help residents and small businesses get affordable health insurance.
Reviews factors states should consider when deciding whether to partner with the federal government to run their health insurance marketplace;outlines state partnership responsibilities.
Seven issues that advocates should consider around the roles and responsibilities of insurance brokers and agents who help consumers enroll in health coverage through health insurance marketplaces.
Provides facts about the individual mandate (also known as the individual responsibility provision) and explains that it isn't a tax and it will not affect the vast majority of Americans.
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.
Find out how many Americans with pre-existing conditions will benefit from the Affordable Care Act's protections against being denied health insurance.
Highlights the benefits of the Affordable Care Act for women, including free preventive care and protection from coverage denials for women with pre-existing conditions.
Explains the process for establishing state requirements for minimum benefits that health plans need to provide and highlights opportunities for advocates to get involved.
When a Health Insurer Leaves the Individual Market: What States Can Do before Certain Affordable Care Act Changes Take Effect in 2014
Explains how states can enact more comprehensive protections for consumers who buy health insurance on their own before the Affordable Care Act goes into full effect in 2014.
Provides national and state data on the millions of people with private insurance who will be helped by the new plain-language descriptions of health insurance required by the Affordable Care Act.