Network Adequacy Analysis
This December 2015 report from the Aids Foundation of Chicago analyzes Illinois silver-level Marketplace plans’ coverage of HIV and the Hepatitis C Virus treatment. The trend has been for Marketplace plans to limit coverage of necessary treatments for this population.
Creative ACA Outreach
This January 2016 blog post from Families USA gives strategies for enrolling the remaining uninsured, a group that is often hard to reach and unaware of available financial assistance.
Targeting the Fasting Growing Religious Group
This October 2015 toolkit from Enroll America offers strategies for health care outreach and enrollment with Muslims. It also provides talking points and action steps for those looking to engage and build partnerships within the Muslim community
Keep Calm and Transition On
This November 2015 toolkit from the Medicare-Medicaid Coordination Office will help people with mental health conditions transition from one care provider to another. Strategies are offered for overcoming barriers to care and for strengthening relationships between the person’s care team members.
Affordable, Quality Care for All?
This November 2015 brief from the National Health Council shares patient experiences of Marketplace enrollees with chronic conditions. A major finding: Marketplace consumers, especially those with complex medical needs, require more tools to make informed enrollment decisions.
Milestones Bring New Health Coverage Choices
This chart from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities focuses on life events that trigger a special enrollment period for the Marketplace, who qualifies and the effective date of coverage once a health plan is selected. The resource has been updated for the 2016 enrollment period.
What Insurance Can My Client Get?
This October 2015 grid from Health & Disability Advocates gives the dollar amount income thresholds for health care programs in Illinois.
A Safety Plan That Includes Health Insurance
This October 2015 tip sheet from In the Loop explains how survivors of domestic violence can purchase a Marketplace plan and qualify for financial assistance after leaving their abuser.
Effective Health Care Outreach
This September 2015 brief from the Center for Health Care Strategies presents approaches for engaging with Medicaid and Medicare eligible health care consumers. This group is more likely to have chronic health conditions and is harder to engage.
This September 2015 tip sheet from AgeOptions outlines the health care options for older adults once they become Medicare eligible.