California

This map tracks states that have released rate information filed by carriers interested in selling plans in health insurance exchanges in both the individual and small group markets. Like all State Refor(u)m research, this chart is a collaborative effort with you, the user. State Refor(u)m captures the health reform comments, documents, and links submitted by […]

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  • This map tracks states that have released rate information filed by carriers interested in selling plans in health insurance exchanges in both the individual and small group markets for the 2015 plan year.1 Unless otherwise indicated, the rates are preliminary and still subject to final approval. Like all State Refor(u)m research, this chart is a […]

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  • This map provides the percent of plan selections receiving premium tax credits (PTC) in each of the 34 states that use the federally facilitated marketplace, healthcare.gov.  This information provides some context for the possible impact of the King v. Burwell Supreme Court decision, which may result in some or all of these individuals losing access […]

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  • Publications

    States are testing a myriad of models that strive to achieve the Triple Aim objectives of improved care, reduced health care costs, and better health. Though several statewide health care delivery and payment system reforms have been shown to help slow the growth of health care expenditures and improve methods for delivering health care, taken […]

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  • State of State speeches provide governors with an opportunity to highlight recent policy successes as well as outline key plans and issue areas of focus for the coming year. These speeches are generally strong indicators of governors’ main priorities and sometimes also include specific proposal suggestions and funding recommendations for deliberation by legislatures. Currently, 31 […]

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  • State Health Policy Blog

    On November 1, health insurance marketplaces officially opened to millions of individuals for 2016 enrollment. Early reports indicate a smooth launch of the open enrollment season, partially due to several new tools to ease enrollment and renewal processes for marketplace consumers. Smarter Plan Comparison Tools Recent articles have featured the many new shopping tools available […]

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  • Publications

    One of the central elements of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is to establish “one-stop shopping” through health insurance marketplaces allowing consumers to find and access affordable, high-quality health coverage either through private health insurance, and the subsidies available for those who qualify, or through Medicaid. The ACA and related regulations define a spectrum of marketplace […]

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  • California is developing medical home policies as part of comprehensive delivery reform strategies in a Section 1115 Medicaid waiver renewed in November 2010. There are three key initiatives in California’s Bridge to Reform, and each of these initiatives have included language that has implications for the development of medical homes for Californians. 1. Low Income Health […]

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    April 1, 2014 | Filed under: California
  • In California: As of July 1, 2011, there were 7,580,978 beneficiaries enrolled in the state’s Medicaid program, 4,553,090 of whom were enrolled in some form of managed care. Physical and outpatient mental health services are provided through a variety of regional managed care organizations (MCOs)–5 Health Insurance Organizations, 21 commercial MCOs, and 3 Medicaid-only MCOs. […]

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    November 5, 2013 | Filed under: California
  • 2014 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – California  2012 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – California  2010 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – California  2008 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – California  Additional States’ CHIP Fact Sheets… Adobe Acrobat .PDF printable versions of the California NASHP CHIP Fact Sheets Key Highlights: Program Type: California operates a Medicaid expansion CHIP, called […]

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    December 5, 2012 | Filed under: California