REPORT EXAMINES MARKETING AND REGULATION OF SHORT-TERM PLANS
A new report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation takes a look at the rise of short-term health plans and the way that issuers have been marketing them and states have been regulating them. To learn more about the report or to download a copy, check out our news item.
The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) has just released a new series of state fact sheets which show how Medicaid helps families and individuals with low income. These fact sheets can be accessed through the article on the CBPP website.
An updated resource from the Kaiser Family Foundation provides information on how insurance has changed and expanded under the ACA and provides data on insured and uninsured individuals. To learn more or to download a copy of the Kaiser report and supplemental tables, check out our news item.
Last week, we reported on the newly proposed Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters (NBPP) issued by CMS for the 2020 plan year. The NBPP is the regulatory framework which CMS uses to operate the federally facilitated marketplace. You can learn more in our news item which includes links to the CMS press release, a summary fact sheet and the actual proposed rules. You can also check out these resources for more information on the proposed NBPP:
- Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) analysis
- Families USA analysis
- Georgetown University Center on Health Insurance Reforms (CHIR) blog post
- Health Affairs blog post #1
- Health Affairs blog post #2
- National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) chart
Now that Open Enrollment Year 6 (OE6) has ended, AAHD is continuing to work with Community Catalyst and other partners to highlight the benefits of health insurance and how to get the most out of your coverage. For more graphics like the one below which can be used to remind consumers what their insurance covers, check out our blog post about the project.
The CDC, NCBDDD, Disability Research and Dissemination Center (DRDC) has two (2) new research grant opportunities for the FY 2019 cycle. To learn more, check out the DRDC website.
If you want to learn more about our project with the NIH’s All of Us Research Project, check out the Frequently Asked Questions document about the program. Additionally, we will be presenting on a webinar with Association of University Centers on Disabilities to discuss how “All of Us Includes Disability”. This webinar will be held on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 12:30 PM ET. You can register now for this webinar.
Are you looking for local partners to help with outreach to the disability community? The NDNRC has Community Outreach Collaboratives (COCs) which work to increase collaborations in the community, dissemination and outreach efforts and enrollment of people with disabilities in the ACA marketplace. You can find a COC, on the COC page of our website.
Archives of our weekly updates are available on the NDNRC website.