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3/6/2017

Interactive Maps: Estimates of Enrollment in ACA Marketplaces and Medicaid Expansion

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As the 115th U.S. Congress deliberates the future of the Affordable Care Act, an interactive map from the Kaiser Family Foundation provides estimates of the number of people in each congressional district who enrolled in a 2016 ACA marketplace health plan and the political party of each district's representative as of January.

 
 

3/6/2017

Key Questions About Medicaid Block Grants

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As policymakers in Washington discuss Affordable Care Act repeal and a possible block grant for Medicaid, a new issue brief from the Kaiser Family Foundation lays out key questions to consider in restructuring federal financing of the nation's health insurance program for low-income Americans.

 
 

3/6/2017

Medicaid and Children with Special Health Care Needs

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An estimated 11.2 million children, or 15% of all children in the U.S., have special health care needs, based on the most recent data available from 2009-2010. Their needs result from a range of conditions, such as Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, and autism. These children may require services such as nursing care to live safely at home, therapies to address developmental delays, and mental health counseling. This issue brief describes the role that Medicaid plays for children with special health care needs.

 
 

3/6/2017

Medicaid and CHIP Reimbursement Models for Language Services

Managing Attorney of the DC Office Mara Youdelman examines the responsibilities of state health providers pursuant to civil right laws that require Medicaid and CHIP programs to provide language access services to Limited English Proficient (LEP) persons.

 
 

3/6/2017

Medicaid's Future

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President Donald Trump and GOP leaders in Congress have called for sweeping changes in health care policy, including the repeal of the Affordable Care Act and its Medicaid expansion and a fundamental shift in the way Medicaid is financed toward a block grant or per capita cap system. The Trump Administration also may consider and approve new waiver requests from state Medicaid programs. This page rounds up several of our most salient resources on Medicaid and the future of the nation's public health insurance program for people with low income, which covers more than 70 million Americans.

 
 

3/6/2017

Obamacare lawsuits

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, was passed in its finality on March 21, 2010, and signed into law by President Barack Obama on March 23, 2010. Many aspects of the law prompted litigation, particularly the law's individual and employer mandate provisions, Medicaid expansion, and certain tax issues.

 
 

3/6/2017

Protect Medicaid Funding

In a news series of fact sheets called Protect Medicaid Funding, NHeLP provides a succinct analysis of the policy proposals that if enacted would jeopardize the health and financial security of the tens of millions of vulnerable individuals who depend on the Medicaid guarantee every year.

 
 

3/6/2017

Section 508 Comes to the University of Hawaii (HI UCEDD), College of Education

The Media Center at the Center on Disability Studies is leading the way for compliant digital content for the University of Hawaii, College of Education (COE). Recognizing compliance with federal accessibility regulations as a need, the Dean of the COE contacted the Center on Disability Studies (CDS) for their guidance and expertise. With 15+ years of experience, the CDS Media Center (www.media.cds.hawaii.edu) has created accessible websites and digital content for CDS projects and core activities. In this newly proposed endeavor, the Media Center presented a course of action that included, collaboration with the COE training team, integration of the Utah State UCD WebAim evaluation program (webaim.org), and proposition of an accessibility policy. The importance of a proactive and manageable accessibility policy included a specific timeline for compliance of both legacy and future digital content.

 
 

3/6/2017

The Importance of National Coverage Standards in Medicaid

Currently, federal Medicaid law ensures that beneficiaries can access health services that reflect standards of care, write Legal Director Jane Perkins and Staff Attorney Catherine McKee in this fact sheet.

 
 

3/6/2017

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Section‐by‐Section Analysis

TITLE I QUALITY, AFFORDABLE HEALTH CARE FOR ALL AMERICANS

 
 

3/6/2017

Total Marketplace Enrollment

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3/6/2017

Trump Proposals Could Make Marketplace Coverage More Expensive, Less Accessible

The Trump Administration appears poised to propose, through its rule-making authority, changes for the individual health insurance market that would raise premiums for older Americans, raise deductibles, and make it harder for consumers to enroll in coverage.

 
 

3/6/2017

Trump's executive order on Obamacare, explained by two health policy experts

Shortly after the end of his inaugural parade, President Donald Trump issued his first executive order: instructions for the federal government to dismantle the Affordable Care Act "to the maximum extent permitted by law."

 
 

3/6/2017

What Coverage and Financing is at Risk Under a Repeal of the ACA Medicaid Expansion?

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As a discussion about a repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) unfolds, questions emerge about how a repeal may affect Medicaid. The specific effects would depend on many factors that are currently unknown, including whether there is a replacement for the ACA, what happens to federal Medicaid expansion funding, and whether broader changes to the underlying financing structure of the Medicaid program are made. While it is difficult to quantify the specific effects of a repeal given these unknowns, this issue brief examines the changes in coverage and financing that have occurred under the Medicaid expansion to provide insight into the potential scope of coverage and funding that may be at risk under a repeal.

 
 

3/5/2017

Affordable Care Act Toolkit for Self-Advocates

This resource is the first of several that ASAN is developing to equip self-advocates to participate in important conversations about our lives and the services we rely on. The ACA Toolkit has three parts: A Self-Advocate's Guide to the Affordable Care Act; What's the Problem with Repeal and Delay?; The Affordable Care Act: What Can I Do?

 
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