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The Cost of Failure to Enact Health Reform: 2010 - 2020

May 2012

This report assesses the changes in coverage patterns and health care costs that will occur nationally if major reforms are not enacted.


Risk Mitigation Implementation Analysis & Recommendations to MD Exchange Board

May 2012

The Maryland Health Benefit Exchange Board met on May 8, 2012 to consider a number of topics including recommendations on Risk Mitigation Implementation.


Plan Management: Issues for State, Partnership and Federally Facilitated Health Insurance Exchanges

May 2012

This report reviews how state and federal regulators currently perform plan management activities and assess how those activities are likely to change as a result of the ACA.


KanCare: Key Elements of the Medicaid Managed Care Proposal

May 2012

This Kansas Health Institute issue brief examines a proposal by Kansas Governor Sam Brownback’s administration to change the structure and operations of the $2.8 billion Kansas Medicaid program.


What the Affordable Care Act Could Mean for Kansas Employers and Health Insurance

May 2012

This Kansas Health Institute brief examines the Affordable Care Act’s provisions for employers and how these rules might alter the system of employment-based insurance.


Implications of Health Reform for American Indian and Alaska Native Populations

May 2012

This brief by CHCS, outlines Affordable Care Act (ACA) provisions that affect AI/AN populations and provides strategies to help states and other key stakeholders fully realize the potential of reform to improve the health and health care of these people.


Planning for Expansion Populations - Demographic Data Sources

May 2012

This SHADAC presentation discusses the numbers and characteristics of those who will be newly eligible for Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act and how this varies across states. 


Coordinating Care for Adults With Complex Care Needs in the Patient-Centered Medical Home: Challenges and Solutions

May 2012

This white paper for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality explores the current landscape of PCMH services for patients with complex needs. It details five programs that have addressed the challenges of caring for these patients, and offers programmatic and policy changes that can help smaller practices better deliver services to all patients, including those with the most complex health needs.


State Revenue Report

May 2012

According to the Rockefeller Institute research and Census Bureau data, states’ tax collections grew for the eighth straight quarter at the end of 2011.


Health Policy Brief: Essential Health Benefits

Apr 2012

A new brief from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Health Affairs discusses the policy issues around the Essential Health Benefit benchmark flexibility for states and how that flexibility can be used to provide a benefit package that will be both affordable and provide meaningful coverage to uninsured or underinsured Americans. 

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