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October 2011 St@teside

Health Reform Resources

SCI keeps the Federal Reform Resources Web page ( 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. We know there are several places to go for the latest health reform resources, and we thank you for using SCI as one of your trusted sources. Here are some of the most recent resources that can be found on our Federal Reform page:

Insurance Exchanges:

Essential Health Benefits Recommendation Report
Institute of Medicine
October 2011

Kansas Exchange Work Group Recommendations
Kansas Department of Insurance
October 2011

Small-Employer (“SHOP”) Exchange Issues
Institute for Health Policy Solutions
October 2011

State Exchange Grantee Meeting Presentations
Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight
September 2011

Strategic Planning and Timelines:

Connecticut Exchange Business Operations & IT System RFP
Connecticut Office of Policy and Management
October 2011

Guide to Grants in the ACA
Colorado Senator Michael Bennet
October 2011

Maryland Health Insurance Exchange RFPs
Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
October 2011


Eligibility Regulatory Analysis Grid: Issues and Areas for Comments for States
National Academy for State Health Policy
October 2011

Examining Medicaid Managed Long-Term Service and Support Programs: Key Issues to Consider
Kaiser Family Foundation
October 2011

Mitigating the Risk of Improper Payments in the Virginia Medicaid Program
Virginia Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission
October 2011

Second Annual Report on the Quality of Care for Children in Medicaid and CHIP
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
October 2011

Insurance Market Reform:

How Competitive are State Insurance Markets?
Kaiser Family Foundation
October 2011

Individual and Small-Group Market Health Insurance Rate Review and Disclosure: State and Federal Roles After PPACA
National Health Policy Forum
October 2011

Letter to CMS Regarding Standard Related to Reinsurance, Risk Corridors, and Risk Adjustment
National Association of Insurance Commissioners
October 2011

Delivery System Redesign:

Ensuring Equity: A Post-Reform Framework to Achieve High Performance Health Care for Vulnerable Populations
Commonwealth Fund
October 2011

Oregon’s Coordinated Care Organizations Website
Oregon Health Authority
October 2011

Refocusing Responsibility for Dual Eligilbes: Why Medicare Should Take the Lead
The Urban Institute
October 2011

Roadmap to a High-Value Health System: Addressing California’s Healthcare Affordability Crisis
Bay Area Council
October 2011