The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, signed into law in March 2010.
During this congressional lunch briefing, health policy experts will explore the spectrum of policy proposals that achieve universal health coverage in the United States.
This briefing will explore the economic, budgetary, and infrastructure issues that arise when creating outcome-oriented investments for social determinants of health.
During this webinar, analysts discussed the outstanding legislative and regulatory activities that Congress and the administration are likely to pursue before the end of the year.
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The panelists discussed the recent ruling made by the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas on the Affordable Care Act.
This webinar examined the role of health care in the upcoming elections and the potential health policy implications for Congress, the administration, and state governments.
This webinar examined the landscape of impending health policy legal decisions, including constitutional challenges to the ACA, disputes surrounding risk corridor programs, challenges to Medicaid program work requirements, and disputes around Medicaid expansion ballot initiatives.
During this off-the-record briefing, congressional staff will have the opportunity to openly discuss policies and engage with experts on the status of the individual health insurance market.
This briefing discussed the current landscape of the individual health insurance market as well as state responses to stabilize their markets.
This webinar unpacked the knowns and unknowns heading into the upcoming Affordable Care Act marketplace open enrollment period that begins on Nov. 1.
This briefing explored the current individual market landscape and opportunities to bring greater stability to insurance marketplaces in the near term.
This is the final panel of four panels from our Future of Health Insurance Summit. What are important factors and trends about the future that policymakers should consider when making health care policy decisions this year?
This is the third of four panels from our Future of Health Insurance Summit. There is considerable interplay between Medicaid/CHIP and the individual market. How will changes to these programs affect private insurance and how will coverage for low-income people be affected?
This is the second of four panels from our Future of Health Insurance Summit. What approaches have promise for getting people to buy insurance? What does a balanced risk pool look like and how do we achieve it?
This is the first of four panels from our Future of Health Insurance Summit. As policymakers debate major changes to the insurance system, what are the issues and approaches on the table, and what might come up this year?
This half-day summit focused on the future of health insurance, examining the realities of today’s insurance markets, policy options under consideration, and the outlook for the future.
This webinar looked ahead at the issues surrounding U.S. health care and at potential changes that Congress, the Trump administration, and the states will be likely to adopt in the coming months and years.
The Alliance hosted a post-election, half-day symposium previewing critical 2017 health care policy issues, one of the first major gatherings of the health care policy community after the 2016 election.
The Affordable Care Act’s health insurance marketplaces rely on robust competition to control costs and to provide consumer choice. But the decisions of several large insurers to scale back their 2017 marketplace participation, and the failure of many health insurance co-ops will leave marketplace shoppers in many states with fewer choices than they had in 2016. Furthermore, those insurers remaining in the exchanges have often found their marketplace customers to be less healthy than they projected, and they are raising premiums in response. Our briefing focuses on these trends, what they mean for the long-term viability of the marketplaces, and what public policy steps can be taken to bring more healthy people into the risk pool and to encourage insurer participation in the individual market.
In advance of the fourth open enrollment period for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which begins Nov. 1, this briefing examined who has gained coverage, who remains uninsured, and why uninsured individuals have not obtained coverage. Speakers also discussed marketplace stability, factors driving premium trends, and the outlook for 2017 premiums. In addition to insights from our panelists, this briefing included a discussion of survey results from The Commonwealth Fund ACA Tracking Survey and what it tells us about consumers’ experiences with the marketplaces.
Employers have long been advancing a variety of efforts to engage their employees in their health care, reduce absenteeism, and decrease the cost of employee health benefits. Recently, however, some employer wellness programs offering significant incentives for participation–or penalties for nonparticipation–have raised legal issues regarding privacy and discrimination and are the subject of a recent proposed rule from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
With Medicare Advantage (Part C) and prescription drug (Part D) open enrollment beginning October 15th, this briefing took a close look at what to expect, including trends in premiums and cost sharing, plan availability and benefit design.
With the third open enrollment period for health insurance marketplaces launching November 1st, this briefing took a detailed look at what consumers can expect regarding premiums, health plan availability and affordability.