Posts for ACA Implementation

The Story behind Health Plan Cancellations

There have been many stories in the news about plan cancellations and President Obama’s recent announcement that insurers will have the opportunity to continue selling plans they otherwise would have cancelled. While some have celebrated the President’s announcement, plan cancellations...

Speaker Boehner’s Health Care Woes Were Created by the ACA’s Opponents

On Monday, Politico came out with a story about how Speaker John Boehner and his wife were going to have to pay higher costs as a result of the 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.