Search results for: ACA Implementation & State Health Reform

  • Maps
    State Community Health Worker Models

    As states transform their health systems many are turning to Community Health Workers (CHWs) to tackle some of the most challenging aspects of health improvement, such as facilitating care coordination, enhancing access to community-based services, and addressing social determinants of health. While state definitions vary, CHWs are typically frontline workers who are trusted members of […]

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    May 7, 2015 | Filed under: Featured, Maps
  • State Refor(u)m

    *Chart updated June 5, 2015 As states transform their health systems many are turning to Community Health Workers (CHWs) to tackle some of the most challenging aspects of health improvement, such as facilitating care coordination, enhancing access to community-based services, and addressing social determinants of health. While state definitions vary, CHWs are typically frontline workers […]

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    February 17, 2015 | Filed under: State Refor(u)m
  • Webinars

    Even before implementing the ACA’s coverage program requirements last year, many states used data to monitor policies and programs, make adjustments, and, in some cases, measure performance.  ACA implementation has also prompted federal agency partners to create new data and performance reporting requirements for Medicaid, CHIP, and marketplace programs to allow more uniform data collection across […]

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    April 10, 2014 | Filed under: Care Coordination, Medicaid, Webinars
  • Publications

    The Affordable Care Act (ACA) expands health insurance coverage options to millions of uninsured individuals, and makes significant changes to state eligibility and enrollment processes. Many of these changes were implemented by October 1, 2013, with the beginning of the first open enrollment period for health insurance marketplaces. This brief describes states’ experiences—including challenges and […]

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    January 30, 2014 | Filed under: Eligibility and Enrollment, Insurance Exchanges, Publications
  • Thursday, December 5, 2013 2:30-4:00 p.m. EST Moderator: Catherine Hess, Co-Director, Maximizing Enrollment; Managing Director for Coverage and Access, National Academy for State Health Policy Overview: Joanne Jee, Program Director, National Academy for State Health Policy State Speakers: Michael Koetting, Deputy Director for Planning and Reform Implementation, Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services   […]

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    December 5, 2013 | Filed under: All
  • State Refor(u)m

    The state of women’s health in the United States stands to gain substantially from implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). According to a report published by the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, the ACA is projected to extend coverage to 14 million uninsured women by 2016 through qualified health plans […]

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    November 18, 2013 | Filed under: State Refor(u)m
  • Webinars

    Individuals and families began to explore options and enroll in coverage through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on October 1, 2013. States now have nine weeks of experience with open enrollment under their belts and can share early lessons learned in what worked and what did not, and managing the rough spots. During this Maximizing […]

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    November 8, 2013 | Filed under: Eligibility and Enrollment, Webinars
  • State Refor(u)m

    *Chart updated March 6, 2014   With open enrollment underway, exchanges are mobilizing their efforts to provide assistance to individuals who will begin enrolling in coverage options in October. This chart highlights the approaches states have taken to develop education and training for the individuals who will provide enrollment assistance through Navigator, In-Person Assister (IPA) […]

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    November 5, 2013 | Filed under: State Refor(u)m
  • (As of April 2013) At a Glance Behavioral health services for Medicaid-enrolled children are available primarily through a public behavioral health delivery system supported by the state’s Office of Mental Health and Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services Multiple coordination activities between state agencies are aimed at providing developmental and behavioral health services to […]

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    November 1, 2013 | Filed under: New York
  •     2013 Conference Guide (Click to Download) How to Navigate the Archive Click on the arrows for session descriptions and speakers. Click on the  icon for speaker presentation (if available). Oct 9, 2013, 8:30am – 3:30pm   Oct 9, 2013, 9:00am – 3:45pm   Oct 9, 2013, 4:30pm – 5:30pm Oct 10, 2013, 8:30am – 9:45am […]

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    October 9, 2013 | Filed under: 2013 Conference