Explains provisions in the Affordable Care Act that will help caregivers;includes tips for advocates who want to improve long-term supports and services in their state.
This brief can help advocates think about whether a Basic Health program would work in their state; discusses problems Basic Health could address and key issues to consider.
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.
A compilation of consumer fact sheets on new patient protections under the Affordable Care Act.
Presents best practices for state advocates on story banking and engaging young adults, including how to start collecting consumer stories and how to use social media to reach young adults.
Highlights state efforts to protect consumers from unreasonable increases in health insurance premiums, including examples from 12 states.
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.
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 the problems with allowing health insurance companies to sell plans in states where they are not licensed, including insurers evading and undermining consumer protections.
Explores the debate about whether navigators should be licensed as agents or brokers, explains how navigators are different from brokers and agents.