UPDATED SBC FOR 2017
This week, CMS issued an updated template for issuers to use for the Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC). To read more about the new template and to download a copy of the template and the CMS press release, click here.
Speaking of the new SBC, Health Affairs has posted a blog describing some of the differences between the old SBC and the new one. To read this blog post, click here.
The Urban Institute recently released a report entitled “Who Are the Remaining Uninsured, and What Do Their Characteristics Tell Us about How to Reach Them?” To download a copy of this report, click here. The report can also be found on our Resources & Links page under “Enrollment Resources – Overview.”
The National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) recently released an issue brief on using CHIP and the ACA to provide better coverage for children. To read more about the brief and to download a copy, click here.
The Commonwealth Fund has a new issue brief looking at how the ACA cost-sharing reductions affect a consumer’s out-of-pocket costs. To read this new brief, click here.
Are you looking for local partners to help with outreach to the disability community? The NDNRC is funding eighteen Community Outreach Collaboratives (COCs) for the third year of our project. This includes the eleven that were funded last year, plus seven new locations in six new states. The COCs 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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