State Exchanges

Or Download Webinar Here Of the 22 million uninsured expected to gain coverage under the Affordable Care Act in 2014, more than 4 million projected to take-up coverage will have mental health or substance use disorders. On this webinar, after a brief overview of new data made available by SAMHSA, state and local officials and […]

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  • State Health Policy Blog

    As state and federal government officials race to meet Affordable Care Act (ACA) implementation deadlines much of their attention has been focused on adults who will be newly eligible for health coverage.  Health insurance exchanges (exchanges) or marketplaces need to be prepared to serve children’s needs as well.  The Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), an […]

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  • Publications

    There are compelling reasons to consider how the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) can be used as a resource to meet the child-specific exchange requirements of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). With support from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, NASHP analyzed federal statutes, regulations, and guidance for CHIP and the exchange, and interviewed state […]

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    March 15, 2013 | Filed under: Children's Health, Publications, State Exchanges
  • Webinars

    By December 14, 2012, each state establishing a state-based exchange will submit a blueprint to HHS, capturing the most detail yet available regarding keys aspects of the exchanges. States participating in a partnership exchange must submit their blueprints before February 15, 2013. In this webinar, we heard from three state leaders: Peter Lee of California […]

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    December 21, 2012 | Filed under: State Exchanges, Webinars
  • State Health Policy Blog

    By Carla Plaza November 2012 If you build it will they come? If history repeats itself, they will, but not without intentional, focused efforts to reach, assist and enroll individuals and families into health care coverage. Prior to the enactment of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), very little emphasis was placed on marketing public health […]

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  • Publications

    As states develop insurance exchanges, their decisions have profound implications for consumers. This report covers three main areas where consumers intersect with the exchange. First are ways consumers participate in exchange governance, such as directly serving on exchange governing boards. Second is consumer input into exchange policy and implementation decisions, and the various avenues states […]

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    March 5, 2012 | Filed under: Publications, State Exchanges
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    January 23, 2012 | Filed under: Publications, State Exchanges
  • Webinars

    Improving enrollment and eligibility systems is a heavy lift, but across the nation, states are developing a vision to advance efficiencies in their processes. State strategies will be varied, but the decision points are the same. How do you determine eligibility using a MAGI methodology and set eligibility system specifications to accommodate new rules? Who […]

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    January 12, 2012 | Filed under: State Exchanges, Webinars
  • Webinars

    This webinar outlines the multiple roles of the Medicaid program in the development and administration of state Health Benefit Exchanges being implemented under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). With ACA’s enactment, Medicaid has completed its transition from a program linked to welfare to a major health insurer, becoming a lynchpin of the nation’s health insurance […]

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    April 4, 2011 | Filed under: Medicaid, State Exchanges, Webinars
  • Publications

    State health insurance exchanges are a key feature of the Affordable Care Act. This brief sets forth the major requirements for exchanges as described in the federal law. These requirements fall into four categories: administration and governance, insurance plan oversight, interactions with consumers, and information transfer and availability. The Affordable Care Act requires the Secretary […]

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    February 7, 2011 | Filed under: Publications, State Exchanges