In 2013, we reached out to many states that were actively engaged in the Medicaid expansion debate. These states faced an important decision: whether or not to accept federal dollars to provide health coverage to their uninsured residents through Medicaid.
This report outlines major factors, such as the use of community-based roundtables for navigators and assisters, that led to Maine’s successful enrollment efforts in the health insurance marketplace.
Presents the results of a comprehensive survey of all state insurance departments, compiles information on the laws that each state has in place to protect consumers.
Report quantifies the impact of NIH funding on each state’s economy by calculating the new economic activity generated by NIH spending in terms of business activity, employment, and earnings
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.
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.
As the number of Americans without health insurance continues to rise, so too do the costs borne by those who have coverage, who face what might be called a “hidden health tax.” Uninsured people who receive health care often cannot afford to pay the full amount themselves, so the costs of this uncompensated care get shifted to those who have 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.
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.
Estimates that more than 25.7 million Americans will get help paying for health coverage in the health insurance marketplaces .