The Urban Institute’s New Proposal to Get Us Closer to Universal Coverage

In preparation for the day when a progressive vision for health reform may have more supporters in the White House and Congress, a number of leading members of Congress have developed new and innovative proposals. Everyone is trying to answer the same question: How do we get the most people covered in the most affordable way? The Urban Institute might have a good answer. CHIR’s Olivia Hoppe explains. Continue reading

As High Risk Pool Coverage Ends, Coverage Gaps Could Arise for Some Enrollees

As ACA implementation unfolds, one group that will be transitioning to new coverage is individuals enrolled in state-run high risk pools. Because these individuals have such significant health care needs, their transition to new coverage raises potential concerns, especially for those who use their high risk pool plan to supplement their Medicare coverage. In this blog, JoAnn Volk takes a look at those transition issues and how some states are responding.
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