Strategic Planning & Timelines

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Strategic Planning & Timelines

Access resources providing broad analysis of PPACA, responsibilities of states, and implementation deadlines.

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  • Mon, 09/02/2013

    This annual survey of employers provides a detailed look at trends in employer-sponsored health coverage, including premiums, employee contributions, cost-sharing provisions, and other relevant information.  The 2013 survey included almost three thousand interviews with non-federal public and private firms. It found that annual premiums for employer-sponsored family health coverage reached $16,351 this year, up 4 percent from last year, with workers on average paying $4,565 towards the cost of their coverage.

  • Thu, 05/30/2013

    State health insurance exchanges have unique strategies for certifying health plans for people to purchase through the exchange beginning on October 1, 2013. Some exchanges plan to selectively contract and negotiate prices with plans; others plan to add standards for plans beyond the federal requirements; and others are accepting all plans that meet the federal requirements. This chart highlights information about state approaches to qualified health plan certification, providing key insights about state exchanges’ approach to certification in the first few years of exchange operations.

  • Thu, 03/28/2013

    On March 23, 2010, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was signed into law. While the date for full implementation of most provisions of the law is January 1, 2014, the impact of the ACA can be seen over the past three years. The brief provides an overview of the ACA’s early impacts on private insurance and exchanges, Medicaid coverage, access to primary and preventive care, Medicare, and dually eligible beneficiaries.

  • Thu, 02/09/2012

    This document roughly outlines the engagement plan being proposed by the Department of Human Services to engage Minnesotans in discussions about the future of health care in Minnesota and to make residents more informed consumers.

  • Fri, 01/27/2012

    This is the second in a series of briefs exploring health insurance coverage and uninsurance in Oregon using information gathered through the 2011 Oregon Health Insurance Survey (OHIS).