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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  • 03/11/2013

    The ACA requires a streamlined process for determining eligibility and enrolling applicants in the state health exchanges, Medicaid, and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) by January 1, 2014. This report assesses the states’ readiness to implement the streamlined eligibility and enrollment systems.

  • 01/31/2013

    HHS released this omnibus rule modifying several provisions in Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) intended to enhance patient privacy and protect data. This includes modifications to the Notification Breach rule, HIPAA privacy and security rules as mandated by the Health Information for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, HIPAA enforcement rule, and the privacy rule in accordance with the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA). 

  • 01/10/2013

    The Center for Consumer Information and Insurnace Oversight (CCIIO) has released guidance for states that are considering implementing a State Partnership Exchange. This guidance provides a framework and roadmap, in addition to describing how the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will work with states independent of State Partnership Exchange.

  • 12/14/2012

    CMS has published answers to frequently asked questions on health insurance exchanges, market reforms, and Medicaid expansion

  • 09/20/2012

    The U.S. Census Bureau announced that in 2011 the number of people without health insurance coverage declined from 50.0 million in 2010 to 48.6 million in 2011, as did the percentage without coverage - from 16.3 percent in 2010 to 15.7 percent in 2011.