NEW KAISER ANALYSIS SHEDS LIGHT ON POTENTIAL IMPACT OF KING
If you’ve been following the King v. Burwell case, you’ll want to be sure to check out the new analysis done by the Kaiser Family Foundation on the potential impact of a ruling by the Supreme Court in favor of the challengers. Check out our news item from yesterday if you want to learn more about the King case or if you want to access the links to both the Kaiser press release and their interactive map that gives details by state. The news item can be accessed by clicking here.
Do you wonder about the interrelation of the Affordable Care Act and Medicare? Then you’ll want to check out our news item on the new report from the Commonwealth Fund entitled “The Affordable Care Act and Medicare: How the Law is Changing the Program and the Challenges that Remain.” The news item has a link to the report and can be accessed by clicking here. The report can also be found on our Resources & Links page under “Enrollment Resources – ACA Marketplace and Medicare.”
On last week’s CMS assisters webinar, there was a presentation on consumers who qualify for or are receiving coverage under COBRA. If you missed it, then you’ll want to be sure to check out the resources that CMS has available through the Marketplace which addresses the various options that consumers have when presented with needing to find coverage when they lose their employer based coverage. To check out these resources, click here.
In case you missed it, last week we highlighted our blog post which addressed what some of the states are already doing and/or considering on state benchmark plans and the essential health benefits (EHBs) required under the ACA. The blog also has some links for other helpful resources on EHBs. To view the blog post, click here.
Are you looking for local partners to help with outreach to the disability community? The NDNRC has funded eleven Community Outreach Collaboratives (COCs) for the second year of enrollment. The COCs will increase collaborations in the community, dissemination and outreach efforts and enrollment of people with disabilities in the ACA. To find a COC, click here.
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