The Medicaid program is a reliable source of funding for states that bolsters their economies. Medicaid allows states to do more to meet their residents’ health care needs than they could do on their own.
This guide explains how to interpret health insurers’ annual statements. This knowledge can be helpful to advocates who are challenging rate increases during the rate review process.
Several states are still considering expanding their Medicaid programs, and many will use Medicaid waivers for these expansions. This guide tells advocates when and how they can engage in the Medicaid waiver process.
Resources to help organizations participate effectively in the rate review process to push back against unfair premium hikes.
Non-Group Health Insurance: Many Insured Americans with High Out-of-Pocket Costs Forgo Needed Health Care
Our report finds that one-quarter of consumers who buy insurance on their own still have problems being able to afford needed care.
When members of Congress threaten to cut federal Medicaid funding, they ignore the facts about the program’s efficiency. Cuts to Medicaid or changes in its structure should be off the table.
When states don’t extend Medicaid, Americans are hit the hardest. Our brief compares two neighboring states, Missouri and Iowa. Iowa has extended Medicaid coverage, but Missouri has not.
This infographic shows the populations—uninsured adults, parents with dependent children, working but uninsured adults, and uninsured veterans and their spouses—that would benefit from extending Medicaid.
By creating a story bank, organizations can share personal stories that illustrate how their issues affect real people. Our toolkit describes the major steps involved in setting up and operating an effective story bank.
With premium tax credit subsidies at stake in the King v. Burwell case, this video shows how the ACA relies on three key provisions to provide affordable health coverage to all. And when one of those provisions is taken away, the entire ACA is threatened.