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The Accountable Health Communities initiative recently announced by the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) holds promise for helping communities bridge the gap between health care and social services. This important work has the potential to improve health in communities by addressing food insecurity, housing instability, and other social determinants of health. Although the […]

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  •   *This infographic is no longer being updated. Information is current as of March 2013. Governors are currently giving their annual “State of the State” speeches to articulate their policy and budget priorities for the upcoming year. In the infographic below, we’ve captured their statements on where they stand on expanding Medicaid. We’ll continue to […]

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    June 3, 2016 | Filed under: Charts, National
  • As states continue to refine the operations of their health insurance exchanges, regardless of the exchange type (state-based exchange, state partnership exchange, or federally facilitated marketplace), it’s helpful to compare and contrast operational resources. This chart contains each state’s resources and forms for three distinct, and fundamentally important, areas of exchange operation: applications, appeals, and […]

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    June 3, 2016 | Filed under: Charts, Federal Exchange, Insurance Exchanges SR, National
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    June 3, 2016 | Filed under: Charts, Federal Exchange, Insurance Exchanges, National
  • With the ACA’s introduction of open enrollment periods for health coverage programs, the time was right for innovative outreach models to reach new populations. Retail enrollment centers (also called “pop-up retail shops”) were one outreach and enrollment tool developed by states that has shown early promising results. In the first two years of ACA open […]

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  • State legislatures have considered bills regarding health insurance exchanges each year since the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was enacted. But the upcoming U.S. Supreme Court decision in the case of King v. Burwell, which challenges whether the ACA’s premium subsidies can be made available in states with exchanges run by the federal government, could have […]

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    June 3, 2016 | Filed under: Charts, Exchange Policy Decisions, National
  • The Round Two State Innovation Model (SIM) Test Awards granted by HHS to eleven states (Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Idaho, Iowa, Michigan, New York, Rhode Island, Ohio, Tennessee, and Washington) support state efforts to build multi-payer models of health system transformation. As noted in a previous analysis, population health improvement is an important component of the […]

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  • The Affordable Care Act (ACA) makes health insurance coverage more affordable for many Americans by providing federal premium tax credits (PTC) to eligible individuals purchasing a qualified health plan (QHP) through a health insurance marketplace with individual income below $46,680 in 2014 (or households earning under 400% of the federal poverty line). To help make […]

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    June 3, 2016 | Filed under: Charts, National
  • Policymakers in Congress are considering the role of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) in the context of health coverage options available under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Federal funding for CHIP is due to end in September, 2015 without Congressional action. To help inform these federal legislative discussions, the leadership of the House Committee […]

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  • During this second year of open enrollment in marketplaces, for the first time states are renewing current enrollees alongside new customers. Renewing coverage for existing enrollees is essential to avoid coverage gaps, but state approaches to renewals and re-enrollment in marketplace coverage vary. This chart looks at how states are handling Advanced Premium Tax Credits […]

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    June 3, 2016 | Filed under: Charts, National, Renewal Simplification