NEW REPORTS EXAMINE ACCESS AND AFFORDABILITY FOR LOW & MODERATE INCOME CONSUMERS
The Urban Institute released a new survey this week entitled “Health Care Access and Affordability among Low and Moderate Income Insured and Uninsured Adults under the Affordable Care Act.” It looks at data from the September 2015 Health Reform Monitoring Survey and focuses on those individuals at 400% of the federal poverty level or lower and compares three types of coverage: Medicaid, Marketplace coverage and employer-sponsored insurance. To read more about the survey findings or to download a copy, check out our news item by clicking here.
Before the Urban Institute survey, a new issue brief came out last week from the Kaiser Family Foundation examining the affordability of ACA coverage for people with low incomes. The issue brief is entitled “Is ACA Coverage Affordable for Low-Income People? Perspectives from Individuals in Six Cities” and you can read more about it or download a copy, by clicking here and reading our news story.
In case you missed it last week, the NDNRC will be presenting on a webinar this coming Wednesday, May 4 at 3:00 PM ET entitled “The Affordable Care Act and Persons with Disabilities: An Introduction and Overview Webinar.” To read the full announcement or for a link to register for the webinar, check out our news item by clicking here.
Earlier this week, the Kaiser Family Foundation conducted a briefing on how Medicaid Expansion has affected the access to care for the homeless population and the briefing is now available on line. To view the briefing, click here. To download the download the slides from the presentation, click here and to download the issue brief that the briefing addresses, 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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