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Webinar Video and Slides Now Available

| October 9, 2014
Webinar Video and Slides Now Available

Thank you to everyone who participated in yesterday’s webinar, Your ACA Refresher Course: Health Care Reform and HIV 101. We had some great audience questions and top-notch presenters. Your ACA Refresher Course: Health Care Reform and HIV 101 from HIVHealthReform.org on Vimeo. Download yesterday’s webinar slides. Additional resources from this webinar: Affordable Care Enrollment TA […]

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Download Slides for Today’s Webinar

| October 8, 2014
Download Slides for Today’s Webinar

Your ACA Refresher Course: Health Care Reform and HIV 101 Date: Today, Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014 Time: 2:00-3:30 p.m. ET || 1:00-2:30 p.m. CT || 12:00-1:30 p.m. MT || 11:00-12:30 p.m. PT Click here to download the slides. (PDF) You can still register for today’s webinar. HIVHealthReform.org in partnership with the Center for Health Law […]

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Tell us your success stories!

| October 2, 2014
Tell us your success stories!

People from across America are telling Speak Up! about the problems and successes they are having getting HIV care. We’ll occasionally ask new questions to find out more about a particular issue, and after each question, we’ll send out an update to let you know how we’re helping address it. This week’s question: “What successful […]

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National Advocates Submit Comments on Medicaid Issues

| October 2, 2014
National Advocates Submit Comments on Medicaid Issues

The HIV Health Care Access Working Group (HHCAWG) recently submitted two letters to Federal officials commenting on pressing matters regarding Medicaid. The first letter offers strong endorsement for Ensuring Access to Primary Care for Women & Children Act (S.2694), a policy that emphasizes the importance of ensuring Medicaid reimbursement for primary care services and is […]

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Need an ACA Refresher? Join us on our next webinar and gear up for Open Enrollment 2.0!

| September 29, 2014
Need an ACA Refresher? Join us on our next webinar and gear up for Open Enrollment 2.0!

Register Today Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2:00-3:30 p.m. ET || 1:00-2:30 p.m. CT || 12:00-1:30 p.m. MT || 11:00-12:30 p.m. PT HIVHealthReform.org in partnership with the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation of Harvard Law School and The National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD) invite you to join us on our next […]

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ACA Heath Care Plan Renewals

| September 26, 2014
ACA Heath Care Plan Renewals

The federal marketplace open-enrollment period will begin November 15, and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has released health care plan renewal regulations for consumers who enrolled into a Marketplace plan during the 2014 open enrollment period. The flow chart below provides a detailed explanation of what the rule says and how it […]

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HIVMA Explains Accountable Care Organizations

| September 25, 2014
HIVMA Explains Accountable Care Organizations

An Accountable Care Organization (ACO) is a group of healthcare providers who come together as a way to “… coordinate care for a set of patients in hopes of limiting unnecessary spending and improving quality [of service].”  To prepare HIV medical providers for the transition into the new health care financing environment, the HIV Medicine […]

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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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