Oral Health in the New Health Care Reality Fact Sheet
This fact sheet discusses the importance of Affordable Care Act (ACA), Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) in providing dental coverage and oral health services.
Consumer Complaints Toolkit: Health Insurance Resources for Health Advocates, Health Providers and Enrollment Assisters
This toolkit provides information to help advocates, health care providers, and enrollment assisters understand the consumer complaints process; help consumers file complaints; and engage in state-based advocacy to improve the complaints process.
Pyramid of Engagement
Meaningful Consumer Engagement: A Toolkit for Plans, Provider Groups and Communities
This toolkit helps health plans and provider groups effectively engage, learn from and strategize with their diverse members and communities about the best ways to deliver person-centered care and support.
Strengthening Long-Term Services and Supports
This tool promotes consumer-focused MLTSS by making it easier to identify weaknesses and promote better practices. The tool combines a checklist for assessing MLTSS with examples of practices, policies or contract language that implement the criteria.
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Building a Case for Medicaid
State advocates have a critical role to play in the two fights looming over Medicaid - protecting existing Medicaid coverage against devastating budget cuts, and ensuring the implementation of the Affordable Care Act's (ACA) Medicaid expansion.
Medicaid Report Card
This webtool will help you propose budget-saving alternatives to harmful Medicaid cuts. Just click on your state to get a customized list of policies your state could enact to reduce costs while maintaining or even improving patient care.
Payment Reform Toolkit
States can save millions of dollars by providing a stronger incentive for hospitals to reduce their rates of potentially preventable events. This toolkit includes savings estimates, model legislation, and other resources to advocate for payment reform.
This online tool includes tips, hints and examples to find stories, collect and vet them, and to share them with your audience.
Lift Up Your Voice!
Lift Up Your Voice! is an interactive training program that educates people about the health care system. It teaches them the invaluable role individuals play in shaping health policy and introduces them to opportunities to influence policymakers.
Free Care Compendium
Community Catalyst’s Free Care Compendium summarizes the free care laws and regulations in each of the fifty states. The Compendium also includes national snapshot of regulatory and legislative trends across the states.
Roadmaps To Health Community Grants Advocacy Toolkit
The Roadmaps to Health Community Grants Advocacy Toolkit is designed to support and strengthen advocacy campaigns that influence key decision-makers and community members to take action.