New Tools and More Advocacy Needed To Improve Access to Treatment for Substance Use Disorders and Mental Illness
This alert highlights new resources to help state implementation of the parity law and lays out federal and state advocacy needed.
Open Enrollment #4 Is Here!
Dear Partners, Today is the day! As we kick off the fourth year of open enrollment, we want to first recognize the tireless work you’ve put in over the past several days, weeks and years! As President Obama said, &nb...
“Four”ward Thinking: Outreach and Enrollment Tools for Marketplace Open Enrollment Period 4
To enrollment efforts to inform consumers about their coverage options, we developed the following materials for your use.
Save Our SHIPS: Medicare Program on the Chopping Block
Today, we urgently need you to raise your voices and tell Congress about the importance of Medicare’s State Health Insurance Programs (SHIPs).
Advocates' Guide To The Change In The Medicaid Free Care Rule
Dear Partners, Children living in low-income communities face a myriad of challenges associated with health care access. According to Kids Count data, one in seven children in the United States lives in a high poverty neighborhood—where poverty r...
New Materials To Engage Funders On Your Advocacy Work
Dear Partners, Following the sixth anniversary of the Affordable Care Act, we know many of you are not only exploring the next phase of your advocacy work, but also identifying opportunities to strengthen and sustain systems of advocacy in your state. ...
New Resources to Influence State Coverage Gap Debates
Dear Partners, As state legislative sessions start to wrap up, we know many of you are strategizing ways to keep building interest in closing the coverage gap before the 2017 legislative session begins. Last summer and fall advocates in Georgia, Tennes...
Clock Winding Down on Open Enrollment Three
Dear Partners, We know that you’ve been putting your nose to the grindstones over the last three months working hard to connect consumers to quality, affordable health care during this third open enrollment period. Though we’ve already seen...
'Tis the Season of Giving Affordable Health Care
Dear Partners, ‘Tis the season of giving, and the Affordable Care Act does just that. We all know the major tenets of the ACA but there are some ‘lesser known’ gifts that health care reform has also made possible; for example, did you...
Passing Mile 13 in the OE3 Marathon!
Dear partners, Hard to believe that open enrollment three is halfway over! The good news is that through the hard work of you and your partners, over two million people have already enrolled, or re-enrolled in affordable health care coverage. Of that...
State Innovation Models: New Community Catalyst Resource Summarizing State Initiatives
Dear Partners, Community Catalyst has produced a summary and analysis of the first round of State Innovation Model test grants, which are funded by The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI). The summary is intended to help state and l...
The Role of Community Health Workers in Health System Transformation
Trusted Voices: The Role of Community Health Workers in Health System Transformation, identifies possible means of funding and includes potential partnerships for involving community health workers in health system transformation.
OE3: Here We Go!
We know you’ve already put in countless hours preparing to educate people about the law and encouraging consumers in your community to renew their coverage ahead of what is sure to be another successful enrollment period.
Advocacy Resources around Medicaid Waivers
Dear Partners, To date 30 states and the District of Columbia have closed the coverage gap. Most of the remaining states have yet to do so because of political barriers. For these states, a Medicaid waiver that allows flexibility around covering newly ...
Gearing Up For Open Enrollment Three
Gearing Up For Open Enrollment Three