Outlines the main elements of the Affordable Care Act that will go into effect right away, including help for people with pre-existing conditions, free preventive services, and improved Medicare drug coverage.
Examines the Affordable Care Act's requirement that states keep the same eligibility levels in Medicaid and CHIP until 2014 for adults and until 2019 for children.
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.
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 consumer protections that marketplaces should consider implementing if marketplaces allow web brokers to enroll consumers in marketplace plans and financial assistance.
Tells the heartbreaking story of Regina, who lost her husband to stage-four kidney cancer because her family couldn’t afford health insurance.
Shows how, under the Affordable Care Act, only 0.6 percent of Americans under age 65 will be at risk of losing their current individual market plan and will not be income-eligible for financial assistance with new insurance.
See who’s enrolling in health insurance in the marketplace, which plan categories are most popular, and the percentage of consumers who chose a plan with financial assistance.
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.