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Health Care Literacy Hub

| September 19, 2014
Health Care Literacy Hub

In an attempt to increase accessibility and knowledge of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Enroll America has developed a Health Insurance Literacy Hub, which includes digital tools, fact sheet, handouts and videos to help fill in the informational gaps among consumers and enrollment assisters.  This toolkit includes information about tax credits, premiums, out-of-pocket costs and […]

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Understanding Alternative Benefit Plans

| September 16, 2014
Understanding Alternative Benefit Plans

Alternative Benefit Plans have existed since 2005 when the Deficit Reduction Act gave states the authority to develop ‘alternative’ Medicaid packages, known as benchmarks, for select groups of beneficiaries. When the Affordable Care Act (ACA) expanded the eligible Medicaid population, Alternative Benefit Plans (ABP’s) became the preferred option for many states who had not previously […]

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Provider Networks Failing to Comply with ACA Guidelines

| September 12, 2014
Provider Networks Failing to Comply with ACA Guidelines

With the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and creation of state and federal run health insurance marketplaces, the federal government has adopted new, more aggressive standards and requirements for qualified health plans (QHPs); however this “model law” is not holding over as strongly as the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC’s) would have liked.  […]

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Urge your Legislators to get on the Medicaid Bandwagon

| August 27, 2014
Urge your Legislators to get on the Medicaid Bandwagon

Help expand Medicaid in your state by encouraging your legislators to join the Medicaid Expansion Caucus. The newly formed caucus has 34 members and was launched by Rep. Johnson (D-GA) and Rep. Butterfield (D-N.C.). The caucus intends to raise awareness of the budgetary, economic, health and moral reasons for states to expand Medicaid under the […]

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Video and resources available: New Legal Challenges to the ACA

| August 20, 2014
Video and resources available: New Legal Challenges to the ACA

Thank you to everyone who participated in yesterday’s webinar, New Legal Challenges to the ACA: Understanding the Current Landscape. We had some great audience questions and top-notch presenters. Click here to download the webinar slides. Additional resources from this webinar: SCOTUS (Supreme Court of the United States) Blog National Health Law Program (NHeLP) Health Reform […]

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Download the Slides for Today’s Webinar

| August 19, 2014
Download the Slides for Today’s Webinar

New Legal Challenges to the ACA: Understanding the Current Landscape Date: Tuesday, August 19, 2014 Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm ET || 11:00am-12:30pm CT || 10:00am-11:30am MT || 9:00am-10:30am PT Click Here to Download the slides! (PDF) You can still register for today’s webinar by clicking here. HIVHealthReform.org in partnership with the Center for Health Law and Policy […]

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Prepare for Round Two of ACA Open Enrollment

| August 14, 2014
Prepare for Round Two of ACA Open Enrollment

The second Affordable Care Act (ACA) open enrollment period is just over three months away, Nov. 15, 2014, and the National Alliance of State & Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD) is helping you prepare with their newest Health Reform Watch. The newsletter highlights some of the key guidance and rule changes Health and Human Services (HHS) […]

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Open your mail! Marketplace Coverage in Jeopardy for 310,000

| August 13, 2014
Open your mail! Marketplace Coverage in Jeopardy for 310,000

Please note that this impacts only states with federal marketplaces or partnership marketplaces.  This does not impact state-run marketplaces.  For a full list of impacted states, see this map. On Aug. 12, the Federal Health Insurance Marketplace began sending notices to consumers who the marketplace could not identify as citizens or qualified immigrants (also called […]

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Question of the Week

| August 12, 2014
Question of the Week

People from across America are telling Speak Up! about the problems and successes they are having getting HIV care. Every week, we’ll ask new questions based on problems we’re hearing about to find out more about a particular issue and see how widespread the problem is.After each question of the week, we’ll send out an […]

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Webinar: Understaning New Challenges to ACA

| August 7, 2014
Webinar: Understaning New Challenges to ACA

JOIN OUR AUGUST 19 WEBINAR New Legal Challenges to the ACA: Understanding the Current Landscape Date: Tuesday, August 19, 2014 Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm ET || 11:00am-12:30pm CT || 10:00am-11:30am MT || 9:00am-10:30am PT Register today! HIVHealthReform.org in partnership with the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation of Harvard Law School invite you to hear from […]

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