State Exchanges

State Exchange Consumer Tools Chart and Map

This new map and accompanying chart take a deeper dive into the anonymous shopping features available on SBM websites during the 2015-16 open enrollment period. Prior to this open enrollment period, many State-based health insurance marketplaces (SBMs) sought to improve the experiences of consumers coming to their marketplace. These enhancements—many highlighted in our series of […]

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  • State Health Insurance Exchange Websites

    This chart provides useful links to state-based exchange and federal marketplace web portals, where consumers can purchase coverage, as well as links to relevant agency websites containing exchange policy and consumer assistance-related information. Know of something we should add to this compilation? Eager to update a fact we’ve included? Your feedback is central to our […]

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    June 21, 2016 | Filed under: Charts, State Exchanges, State Exchanges Maps and Charts
  • Webinars

    Date: April 18, 2016 Time: 1:00 PM (ET) View Webinar Here View the Webinar Slides What are the ACA’s non-discrimination requirements and how have they affected health insurance markets? How have states responded to implement provisions and ensure guaranteed protections? What impacts have requirements had on the design of insurance offering? Are they improving access to services? […]

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    April 18, 2016 | Filed under: State Exchanges, Webinars
  • Exchange Governance Chart

    This chart highlights steps states have taken to create an exchange. If you’d like to read more about exchange policy decisions, check out our State and Partnership Exchange Policy Decisions chart. This chart is a collaborative effort with you, the user. Know of something we should add to this compilation? Eager to update a fact we’ve included? […]

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    April 4, 2016 | Filed under: Charts, State Exchanges, State Exchanges Maps and Charts
  • State Health Exchange Leadership Network c/o National Academy for State Health Policy 1233 20th Street NW, Suite 303 Washington, DC 20036 Phone: (202) 903-0101 Email: exchangers@nashp.org. Media Inquiries:  Jennifer Laudano jlaudano@nashp.org  

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    March 30, 2016 | Filed under: State Exchanges
  • Where States Stand on Exchanges
    Maps

    Find out where states are on exchanges: state, partnership, or federal? Click on a state to view details on: Exchange Model: Does the state have a state-based exchange, partnership marketplace, or federally facilitated marketplace (FFM)? Functions: If the state is a partnership or FFM, is it performing plan management or consumer assistance functions or both?     […]

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    March 30, 2016 | Filed under: Maps, State Exchanges, State Exchanges Maps and Charts
  • Publications

    Every open enrollment affords the health insurance marketplaces new opportunities to introduce innovative ways to improve their systems while lowering costs. For the 2015-16 open enrollment season, DC Health Link, the District of Columbia’s health insurance marketplace, levied such an opportunity by transferring their marketplace onto a new open source code solution. Agile, efficient, and cost effective, open […]

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  • State Health Policy Blog

    As we head back to court, what does a challenge to the ACA mean for the country’s Health Insurance Marketplaces? Over the past five years, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has withstood challenges to the constitutionality of its insurance mandate, Medicaid expansion, birth control-related provisions, and questions about who can receive premium reducing tax credits. […]

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    February 16, 2016 | Filed under: Front Page, State Exchanges, State Health Policy Blog
  • State Health Policy Blog

    2015 has drawn to a close, and with it deadlines for consumers to have coverage on January 1. The Department of Health and Human Services has recently released an enrollment update, citing that over 11.2 million individuals have enrolled in plans through the marketplace, 2.7 million of which have come through the 13 states operating […]

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    January 14, 2016 | Filed under: All, Front Page, State Exchanges, State Health Policy Blog
  • Publications

    In the five years since the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), 17 states and the District of Columbia have created health insurance exchanges and 30 states and the District have expanded their Medicaid programs to cover low-income populations.  More than 16 million people are newly insured under the law. In addition to expanding health coverage, […]

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