KING DECISION IS APPROACHING
The Supreme Court is set to release its opinion in King v. Burwell and the NDNRC is continuing to add more information about the potential fallout of that decision. Last week, we reported on an analysis which was done on the potential impact of King (click here for last week’s news item). Now Families USA has begun to release state-by-state breakdowns of how consumers would be affected and even gives the breakdown by Congressional district. To read our news item which includes a link to the Families USA breakdown, click here.
Last week, HHS released new rules on plan transparency for qualified health plans offered through the exchanges. These rules affect the Summary of Benefits and Coverage which are available for each plan offered on the exchange. To read our news item on these rules which includes links to the new rules, the CMS announcement and a summary fact sheet of the rules prepared by CMS, click here.
Are you looking for information related to the impact that Medicaid expansion has had? The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation issued an issue brief this month entitled “The Impact of Medicaid Expansion on Uncompensated Care Costs: Early Results and Policy Implications for States.” To read our news item, which includes a link to download the brief, click here.
Last week, we referenced the June 5 CMS assisters webinar presentation on transitioning from employer-based coverage. This included an in-depth discussion of COBRA. We’ve just added the slides from that presentation to the NDNRC website, so if you missed it, then you can click here to download the presentation. The slides are also available through our Resources & Links page under “Enrollment Resources – Overview.”
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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