Posts for Affordable Care Act

Takeaways from NEACH’s 2013 Children’s Health Summit

Earlier this month, the New England Alliance for Children’s Health team gathered with our partners from around New England to discuss current events and future issues in children’s health policy. We were pleased that partners from all six New England...

States to Decide Medicaid Eligibility for Same-Sex Couples

The Supreme Court’s decision on the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) was met with much elation by advocates pursuing marriage equality. The federal government has been working, since that momentous decision was released, to clarify just how it impacts various...

Cross Post: As High Risk Pool Coverage Ends, Coverage Gaps Could Arise for Some Enrollees

This entry was originally posted on The Center for Health Insurance Reforms, Georgetown University Health Policy Institute’s CHIR Blog. As ACA implementation unfolds, millions who had inadequate coverage in the individual market will gain more comprehensive coverage that provides greater...

Behind Every Great Medicaid Champion is an Even Greater Advocacy Community

Ohio recently became the 25th state (plus DC) to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.

Connecting the Dots between Hospital Financial Assistance and the ACA

It is time to connect hospital financial assistance to the rest of the ACA. It could make a difference for millions of people.

Enrolling Thousands of Medicaid Beneficiaries is a Snap (Pun Intended!)

A handful of states are quickly enrolling certain Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants into Medicaid.

Health Equity in Focus: Equality in Coverage: Getting 293,932 LGBT Georgians Health Care

To celebrate National Coming Out Day we wanted to showcase the partnership Georgians for a Healthy Future and Georgia Equality have formed over the past year to advance access to health care for the state’s nearly 300,000 LGBT citizens.

It’s a New Ballgame

As baseball season enters its homestretch, a new season is about to kick off in health care as open enrollment through Obamacare begins for the first time.

Essential Health Benefits: Where Are We Now?

It has been a long road for essential health benefits. With open enrollment just around the corner, it is important to revisit what standard benefits will be included in the packages and what to look out for.