The Patient Protection and Accountable Care Act of 2010 requires states to establish a health insurance exchange – a market where consumers may easily shop for health insurance. California was the first state to enact such legislation, establishing the California Health Benefit Exchange.
|March 27, 2012||Posted by Mike Sloyan under Insurance Exchange||
March 27, 2012 Mr. Peter Lee, Executive Director California Health Benefits Exchange 2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 120 Sacramento, CA 95833 Re: Contracting with Qualified Health Plans (QHP’s) Dear Peter, Thank you for the opportunity to comment on the proposed criteria for qualified health plans contracting with the Exchange. Insure […] more
|March 7, 2012||Posted by Ashley Cohen under California HBEX, Insurance Exchange||
An updated version is available for download, which incorporates February Exchange Board meeting news/developments. A health benefit exchange is a health insurance “marketplace” where individuals can shop for coverage based on price and quality. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), signed into law on March 23, 2010 by […] more
|January 23, 2012||Posted by Mike Sloyan under California HBEX, Insurance Exchange, Workgroups||
Introduction In 2011, ITUP hosted two issue workgroups on the Exchange and 25 regional workgroups on various health policy topics throughout California’s nine regions. Workgroups brought together policy makers, counties, health plans, employers, unions, community groups, providers, advocates, and other public and private stakeholders throughout the state. This brief will […] more
|August 7, 2011||Posted by Kiwon Yoo under Insurance Exchange, Program Simplification, Public Coverage||
This working draft outlines public programs for adults, possible integration with the Exchange, and their future in a post-reform world.Programs covered include: the Medi-Cal program (including the Medically Needy and Pregnancy/Perinatal Care programs), county health programs, the §1115 Waiver, the Basic Health Plan, MRMIP and PCIP, Access for Infants and […] more
|June 9, 2011||Posted by Kiwon Yoo under Insurance Exchange, Program Simplification, Public Coverage||
This working draft outlines public programs for children, possible integration with the Exchange, and their future in a post-reform world.
Programs covered include: Healthy Families; Access for Infants and Mothers (AIM); Family Planning, Access, Care and Treatment (Family PACT); Child Health Disability and Prevention (CHDP); California Children’s Services (CCS); Healthy Kids and Children’s Health Initiatives (CHI); the Medi-Cal Pregnancy and Perinatal Care; and the Medi-Cal Medically Needy Program. more
|May 6, 2011||Posted by Lucien Wulsin under Blog, Delivery Systems, Insurance Exchange||
The ACA permits states to cover individuals with incomes between 133 and 200% of FPL through a Basic Health Plan (BHP).[i] States who choose to do so would receive 95% of what the federal government would have paid for their coverage through the Exchange. This is based on the Washington […] more
|March 2, 2011||Posted by ITUP under California HBEX, Insurance Exchange, Workgroups||
Envisioning the Role of Navigators in the California Health Benefit Exchange Micah Weinberg, New America Foundation Cliff Sarkin, Insure the Uninsured Project The health benefit exchanges – among federal health reform’s most novel and exciting components – will eventually make it easier and cheaper for individuals and small businesses to compare […] more