Posts for ACA Implementation

What’s in your network?

Network adequacy – the ability of a health plan to provide enrollees with timely access to needed care included in the benefit contract – continues to capture headlines throughout the country as states consider how to engage in the conversation...

More Work to Be Done: Culturally Competent LGBT Enrollment Practices

January’s enrollment updates tell us that the total number of those enrolled in Marketplace health insurance coverage hovers above two million. Another 3.9 million individuals have been determined eligible for state Medicaid and CHIP programs. And we know that more...

The Insider: The Boogeyman Under the Bed: Adverse Selection in the ACA and other Dysfunctional Fantasies

I kept thinking I wouldn't have to write this blog because people would figure out that all the hand wringing about adverse selection in the Marketplaces was just a tempest in a teapot. The press has been so bad on...

Outreach Lessons from the States: Missouri’s Tapping into Provider Potential

With the deadline to enroll in federal and state marketplaces (for coverage beginning January 1, 2014) approaching on December 23rd, we know that our partners are working tirelessly to reach out to and enroll consumers in health coverage.  In recognition of this...

Outreach Lessons from the States: Mobile Technology Helps Consumers Connect

With the deadline to enroll in federal and state marketplaces (for coverage beginning January 1, 2014) approaching on December 23rd, we know that our partners are working tirelessly to reach out to and enroll consumers in health coverage.  In recognition of this...

A Few of Our Favorite Things - 10 Essential Health Benefits

As Community Catalyst releases its 12 Days of Enrollment, we also wanted to remind you of a few of our favorite things. At the top of our list is the essential health benefits package (tied up with string). Why? Because...

Outreach Lessons From the States: Using video to your advantage!

With the deadline to enroll in federal and state marketplaces (for coverage beginning January 1, 2014) approaching on December 23rd, we know that our partners are working tirelessly to reach out to and enroll consumers in health coverage.  In recognition of this...

Outreach Lessons From the States: Veterans Protected Our Country, Now They’re Promoting Our Health!

With the deadline to enroll in federal and state marketplaces (for coverage beginning January 1, 2014) approaching on December 23rd, we know that our partners are working tirelessly to reach out to and enroll consumers in health coverage.  In recognition of this...

Outreach Lessons from the States: Pennsylvania Is Earning Dividends from a Good Investment

With the deadline to enroll in federal and state marketplaces (for coverage beginning January 1, 2014) approaching on December 23rd, we know that our partners are working tirelessly to reach out to and enroll consumers in health coverage.  In recognition of this...