Highlights state efforts to protect consumers from unreasonable increases in health insurance premiums, including examples from 12 states.
Highlights the limitations in states' abilities to keep health insurance premium increases in check and explains how health reform will give states more authority to do so.
Estimates that more than 25.7 million Americans will get help paying for health coverage in the health insurance marketplaces .
How many people will be eligible for a health insurance premium tax credit?
Outlines five key elements of consumer-friendly health insurance marketplaces (also known as exchanges) offers tips for making sure plans sold in those marketplaces meet consumers' needs .
Accelerating the Affordable Care Act’s Enrollment Momentum: 10 Recommendations for Future Enrollment Periods
Building on lessons learned during the first enrollment period, this report identifies 10 key steps that HHS and state marketplaces can take to significantly increase the number of people who enroll in health insurance during the next enrollment period.
What makes up an “adequate” network of health care providers for consumers from diverse racial and ethnic groups? Our new brief describes policies to help achieve such networks—and strategies to put these policies in place.
This slideshow lays out a basic explanation of what comprises an adequate network. It also describes the first-ever federal standards for network adequacy and the burgeoning number of state regulations in place to enforce them.
Countries that spend more on health care often also have a higher life expectancy, though many other factors can contribute to variations across countries. We graphed health care spending and life expectancy for countries competing in the 2014 World Cup Group of 16 to see how these two health indicators played out.
Learn how the Affordable Care Act creates opportunities for states to design and test new models of health care delivery, which can lead to better health and reduced spending.