State Exchanges

On Monday, July 10th, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a tally of issuer submissions to offer individual market coverage through the Federally-facilitated Exchange. The National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) conducted an analysis of preliminary rate filings for states that have opted to run a State-based Exchange (SBE), finding that […]

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  • State Health Policy Blog

    Congress has begun its Affordable Care Act (ACA) repeal effort and evolving replacement options are receiving considerable attention. NASHP is tracking issues that appear in multiple proposals and will provide state perspectives, including: How might they impact states? What might they cost? Have they been tried before in states and what did we learn from […]

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  • This worksheet, originally created by the Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS), identifies key requirements of the ACA that impact state Medicaid and CHIP programs and poses questions for state officials to consider in preparing for actions that may need to be taken upon repeal. NASHP is pleased to share this tool allowing other […]

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    January 31, 2017 | Filed under: All States, Charts, Front Page, Medicaid, State Exchanges
  • State Health Policy Blog

    Post-election, federal leaders are debating changes to the ACA (Affordable Care Act) and whether it will continue in light of the goals put forth by the incoming Administration. Meanwhile, open enrollment for the health insurance marketplaces is in full swing, with some states reporting increased or record enrollment figures during these first weeks of enrollment […]

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  • Publications,State Health Policy Blog

    If federal funding is not extended for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) beyond September 2017, some children may need to transition to exchange coverage. NASHP’s new brief examines potential options and policy questions for improving exchange coverage for children in terms of both affordability and pediatric benefit adequacy. NASHP convened a group of stakeholders including […]

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  • Health Insurance Exchange Operations Chart

    As states continue to refine the operations of their health insurance exchanges, regardless of the exchange type (state-based exchange, state partnership exchange, or federally facilitated marketplace), it’s helpful to compare and contrast operational resources. This chart contains each state’s resources and forms for three distinct, and fundamentally important, areas of exchange operation: applications, appeals, and […]

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    August 3, 2016 | Filed under: Charts, State Exchanges, State Exchanges Maps and Charts
  • State Exchange Consumer Tools Chart and Map
    Maps

    This new map and accompanying chart take a deeper dive into the anonymous shopping features available on SBM websites during the 2015-16 open enrollment period. Prior to this open enrollment period, many State-based health insurance marketplaces (SBMs) sought to improve the experiences of consumers coming to their marketplace. These enhancements—many highlighted in our series of […]

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  • State Health Insurance Exchange Websites

    This chart provides useful links to state-based exchange and federal marketplace web portals, where consumers can purchase coverage, as well as links to relevant agency websites containing exchange policy and consumer assistance-related information. Know of something we should add to this compilation? Eager to update a fact we’ve included? Your feedback is central to our […]

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    June 21, 2016 | Filed under: Charts, State Exchanges, State Exchanges Maps and Charts
  • Webinars

    Date: April 18, 2016 Time: 1:00 PM (ET) View Webinar Here View the Webinar Slides What are the ACA’s non-discrimination requirements and how have they affected health insurance markets? How have states responded to implement provisions and ensure guaranteed protections? What impacts have requirements had on the design of insurance offering? Are they improving access to services? […]

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    April 18, 2016 | Filed under: State Exchanges, Webinars
  • Exchange Governance Chart

    This chart highlights steps states have taken to create an exchange. If you’d like to read more about exchange policy decisions, check out our State and Partnership Exchange Policy Decisions chart. This chart is a collaborative effort with you, the user. Know of something we should add to this compilation? Eager to update a fact we’ve included? […]

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    April 4, 2016 | Filed under: Charts, State Exchanges, State Exchanges Maps and Charts