Explores the many ways the Affordable Care Act helps eliminate health disparities by improving access to health care for communities of color.
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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.
Designing Silver Health Plans with Affordable Out-of-Pocket Costs for Lower- and Moderate-Income Consumers
This brief identifies silver plan designs that make the upfront cost for care more affordable. You’ll also find policy and advocacy strategies to help advocates and policy makers effectively promote similar plan designs in other marketplaces across the country.
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 .
Find out how many Americans with pre-existing conditions will benefit from the Affordable Care Act's protections against being denied health insurance.
Reviews the early experiences of four states under the Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (CHIPRA) and how those experiences can inform implementation.
Find out how to get involved in developing Medicaid health homes, one of the ways states can get funding from the Affordable Care Act to provide coordinated, patient-centered care.
Examines Tennessee’s barebones plan, CoverTN. It is a useful case study of limited-benefit plans, illuminating several problems that other states may experience if they adopt such plans.
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.
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.