General ACA implementation resources

 
Information about the ACA:

Text of the Affordable Care Act, http://democrats.senate.gov/pdfs/reform/patient-protection-affordable-care-act-as-passed.pdf

Kaiser Family Foundation: The Basics on Health Reform, http://healthreform.kff.org/the-basics.aspx

Community Catalyst: Health Insurance 101, http://101.communitycatalyst.org/

“Key Features of the Affordable Care Act, By Year,” http://www.healthcare.gov/law/timeline/full.html

 “Summary of Coverage Provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act,” http://www.kff.org/healthreform/upload/8023-R.pdf

 Families USA information about the ACA’s Patients’ Bill of Rights and Other Protections, http://familiesusa2.org/assets/pdfs/health-reform/Patients-Bill-of-Rights.pdf

Federal Government Resources on the ACA:

HealthCare.gov, http://www.healthcare.gov/law/index.html

SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) health care page, http://www.samhsa.gov/healthReform/

CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) health care page, http://www.cms.gov/home/aca.asp

CCIIO (Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight), http://cciio.cms.gov/

National Prevention, Health Promotion and Public Health Council, http://www.healthcare.gov/prevention/nphpphc/index.html

Organizations with Resources on ACA Implementation:

Kaiser Family Foundation, http://healthreform.kff.org/

Families USA, http://www.familiesusa.org/

Community Catalyst, http://www.communitycatalyst.org/

National Academy for State Health Policy, http://www.nashp.org/

National Conference of State Legislatures, http://www.ncsl.org/

The Commonwealth Fund, http://www.commonwealthfund.org/

Center for Health Care Strategies, http://www.chcs.org/

Alliance for Health Reform, http://www.allhealth.org/

Urban Institute, http://www.urban.org/health/index.cfm

Center for Children and Families at Georgetown University, http://ccf.georgetown.edu/

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, http://www.cbpp.org/research/index.cfm?fa=topic&id=32

Health Reform GPS at George Washington University, http://healthreformgps.org/

Kaiser Health News, http://www.kaiserhealthnews.org/

Helpful Publications on General Implementation Issues:

“ACA Federal Funds Tracker,” http://healthreform.kff.org/federal-funds-tracker.aspx?CFID=598578155&CFTOKEN=82092673&jsessionid=60306a4d37222e399bde7514774e17134820

“Affordable Care Act Implementation:  How is it Affecting the Health Care Workforce?”  http://www.rwjf.org/content/rwjf/en/about-rwjf/newsroom/newsroom-content/2011/04/affordable-care-act-implementation-how-is-it-affecting-the-healt.html

“Implementing the Affordable Care Act:  State Action on Early Market Reforms,” http://www.commonwealthfund.org/~/media/Files/Publications/Issue%20Brief/2012/Mar/1586_Keith_state_action_early_market_reforms_v2.pdf

“10 Priorities for Health Reform Implementation,” http://nashp.org/sites/default/files/state.policymaker.priorities.for.health.reform.pdf

“The Bottom Line: How the Affordable Care Act Helps America’s Families,” http://familiesusa2.org/assets/pdfs/health-reform/helping-families/National-Report.pdf

“Implementing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: A 2012 State To-Do List for Exchanges, Private Coverage, and Medicaid,” http://familiesusa2.org/assets/pdfs/health-reform/Implementation-To-Do-List-2012.pdf

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