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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:

Maryland Health Benefit Exchange Legislative Reports
Maryland Health Benefit Exchange
November 2011

Rhode Island’s Exchange Establishment Technical Assistance RFP
State of Rhode Island
November 2011

Washington’s RFP for Exchange System Integration Services
Washington Health Benefit Exchange Program
November 2011

Medicaid Managed Care: How State’s Experience Can Inform Exchange Qualified Health Plan Standards
Center for Health Care Strategies and Manatt Health Solutions
October 2011

Promoting Healthy Competition in Health Insurance Exchanges: Options and Trade-Offs
Center for Studying Health Systems Change
November 2011

SHOPping Around Setting Up State Health Care Exchanges for Small Businesses: A Roadmap
Center for American Progress and the Small Business Majority
July 2011

Strategic Planning and Timelines:

Health Care Reform Lawsuit Possible Outcomes Chart
Kaiser Health News
November 2011

Massachusetts Health Reform: A Five Year Progress Report
The Commonwealth Fund
November 2011

Health Care Reform and the State Budget: Savings Likely to Fully or Partly Offset Modest New Costs
Oklahoma Policy Institute
November 2011

Health Reform Minnesota
Minnesota Office of the Governor
November 2011

The Fiscal Impact to States of the Affordable Care Act (ACA): Comprehensive Analysis
Deloitte Center for Health Solutions
November 2011

November 2011 Health Sector Economic Indicators Briefs
Altarum Institute
November 2011


Moving Ahead Amid Fiscal Challenges: A Look at Medicaid Spending, Coverage and Policy Trends
Kaiser Family Foundation
November 2011

Preparing Medicaid Enrollees to Navigate the Health Care System
November 2011

Pathway to Innovation in Medicaid
National Association of Medicaid Directors
November 2011

Insurance Market Reform:

The 3Rs: Risk Adjustment, Reinsurance, and Risk Corridors
Wakely Consulting
October 2011

Association Health Plans and Community-Rated Small Group Health Insurance in Washington State
Mathematica Policy Research
September 2011

Price Variation in Massachusetts Health Care Services
Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services
November 2011

Why Employers Will Continue to Provide Health Insurance: The Impact of the Affordable Care Act
The Urban Institute
November 2011

Delivery System Redesign:

States, Primary Care and Health Centers: Fostering Delivery System Changes
National Academy for State Health Policy
November 2011

Health Care Price Transparency: Meaningful Price Information is Difficult for Consumers to Obtain Prior to Receiving Care
Government Accountability Office
November 2011