Short Analysis
May 2015

Explainer: Medicaid Uncompensated Care Pools

What are uncompensated care pools (also known as a “low-income pool” in Florida)? And why are they getting attention now? This short analysis explains what these pools are and how they relate to the CMS process of approving Medicaid Section 1115 waivers. 

Short Analysis
March 2015

King v. Burwell Twitter Chat

The day after the Supreme Court hears oral arguments in King v. Burwell, experts from Families USA, the American Public Health Association, the National Women’s Law Center, and the Center for American Progress will discuss the case on Twitter
Short Analysis
December 2014

Checklist for a Health Plan Provider Network that Adequately Serves Diverse Consumers

Communities of color continue to face a limited availability of health care providers and facilities. By including at minimum these seven features in their provider networks, insurers can help consumers in communities of color gain access to timely, high-quality, language-accessible, culturally competent health care.

Short Analysis
November 2014

Basic Health Program: Nine Requirements for State Programs

Basic Health Programs are one one of several options in the Affordable Care Act for states to further expand affordable health coverage to low and modest-income residents. Basic Health Programs can be more affordable than marketplace coverage, making care accessible to people who may otherwise forego coverage and care. 

Short Analysis
July 2015

Momentum on Medicaid Expansion

Learn about the multiple benefits of Medicaid expansion that are fueling the movement to expand Medicaid across the country.


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