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Health Reform Resources

Have you checked out SCI’s Federal Reform Resources page at SCI stays up-to-date with the most recent information from the states, the federal government, and health policy organizations in an effort to guide our readers through the health reform implementation process. Here are some of the most recent resources that can be found on the Federal Reform page:

Insurance Exchanges:

Kansas Health Benefit Exchange Work Group
Kansas Insurance Department
April 2011

Maryland Small Business Web Portal
Maryland Health Care Commission
May 2011

New England Early Innovator Grant Application
University of Massachusetts Medical School
April 2011

Washington Cooperative Agreement to Support Establishment of Exchanges
Washington State Health Care Authority
April  2011

Building an Effective Health Insurance Exchange Website
Blue Cross of Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation
April 2011

Strategic Planning and Timelines:

California Health Information Technology Request for Proposal
Cal eConnect
May 2011

The Hidden Costs of U.S. Health Care for Consumers: A Comprehensive Analysis
Deloitte Center for Health Solutions
March 2011

Implementing National Health Reform: A Five-Part Strategy for Reaching the Eligible Uninsured
Urban Institute
May 2011


Using Care Managers and Quality Improvement Coaches to Transform Medicaid Primary Care
Center for Health Care Strategies
May 2011

Medicaid “Secret Shopper”
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
May 2011

House Republican Budget Plan: State-By-State Impact of Changes in Medicaid Financing
Kaiser Family Foundation
May 2011

Insurance Market Reform:

Alabama Rate Review Grant Narrative
Alabama Department of Insurance
May 2011

New Mexico Proposed Premium Rate Review Work Plan & Timeline
New Mexico Public Regulation Commission
May 2011

Regulating the Medical Loss Ratio: Implications for the Individual Market
Changes in Health Care Financing & Organization
May 2011

Risk Adjustment Under the Affordable Care Act: A Guide for Federal and State Regulators
Commonwealth Fund
May 2011

What the Actuarial Values in the Affordable Care Act Mean
Kaiser Family Foundation
April 2011

Delivery System Redesign:

Hawaii Medical Home Model
Office of the Governor
May 2011

New Mexico Telehealth Project
Project Extension for Community Health Care Outcomes
May 2011

Ohio Begins Medicaid EHR Incentive Program
Ohio Department of Jobs & Family Services
May 2011

Summary of Proposed Rule Provisions for ACOs Under the Medicare Shared Savings Program
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
April 2011

The Alternative Quality Contract
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation
May 2011