Health insurance exchanges

 
Health Insurance Exchanges Basics:

Kaiser Family Foundation, “Explaining Health Care Reform:  What are Health Insurance Exchanges?” http://www.kff.org/healthreform/upload/7908.pdf

Healthcare.gov, “Affordable Insurance Exchanges,” http://www.healthcare.gov/law/features/choices/exchanges/index.html

Health Reform GPS, “State Health Insurance Exchange Navigators,” http://www.healthreformgps.org/resources/state-health-insurance-exchange-navigators/

Guidance from the Federal Government on Exchanges:

Final Rule, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Establishment of Exchanges and Qualified Health Plans; Exchange Standards for Employers, http://www.ofr.gov/OFRUpload/OFRData/2012-06125_PI.pdf

Healthcare.gov, “Affordable Insurance Exchanges:  Choices, Competition and Clout for States,” http://www.healthcare.gov/news/factsheets/2011/07/exchanges07112011a.html

Information on Exchange Activity:

“State-by-State Status of Action Toward Creating Health Insurance Exchanges,” http://statehealthfacts.kff.org/comparemaptable.jsp?ind=962&cat=17

“Analysis of State Health Insurance Exchange Legislation: Establishment Status and Governance Issues,” http://www.cbpp.org/files/CBPP-Analysis-of-Exchange-Legislation-Establishment-and-Governance.pdf

“Maryland Health Benefit Exchange Act of 2012,” Health Benefit Exchange Act SB 238 Third Reader

Advocacy Materials:

“Exchange Implementation:  To Partner or Not to Partner? http://familiesusa2.org/assets/pdfs/health-reform/Partnerships-in-Exchange-Implementation.pdf

Coalition for Whole Health comments, http://www.coalitionforwholehealth.org/2011/09/comments-to-cms-on-health-insurance-exchanges/

“Promoting Racial and Ethnic Health Equity through Exchanges,” http://www.communitycatalyst.org/doc_store/publications/Health_Equity_through_Exchanges.pdf

“Implementing Exchanges: Selecting Plans to Participate in an Exchange,” http://familiesusa2.org/assets/pdfs/health-reform/Selecting-Plans-for-Exchanges.pdf

“Implementing Exchanges: A Guide to State Activities and Choices,” http://familiesusa2.org/assets/pdfs/health-reform/Guide-to-Exchanges.pdf

“Building an Effective State Exchange,” http://www.familiesusa.org/assets/docs/health-reform/State-Exchange-Benchmarks.doc

“Implementing Exchanges: Options for Governance and Oversight,” http://familiesusa2.org/assets/pdfs/health-reform/Exchanges-Governance-and-Oversight.pdf

“Navigators Need Not Be Licensed as Insurance Brokers or Agents,” http://www.familiesusa.org/assets/docs/health-reform/Navigators-need-not-be-brokers.docx

 

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