While political leaders often stretch the truth to make their case, they usually don’t claim the opposite of the truth. That, however, is essentially what Republican congressional leaders are doing by claiming that a measure before the House tomorrow to alter a provision of health reform will safeguard the 40-hour work week and thereby protect workers.
House Ways and Means Chairman Paul Ryan claims in today’s USA Today, for example, that the bill will enable “more people [to] work full time.” In fact, it clearly will do just the opposite. Read more
Many people who auto-enroll in federal Marketplace health coverage for 2015 could pay more than they should.
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Resources for Advocates
Over the coming months, most states will be considering whether to expand Medicaid. State advocates can play a critical role in these discussions by making the case that the expansion is a good deal for states. This toolkit brings together resources to help advocates analyze projections of the fiscal impact of the Medicaid expansion for their states, as well as additional materials to help make the case for expanding Medicaid. View the toolkit
Careful consideration of how states will address and leverage applicants' or participants' connection to other benefits and services as a part of their health reform implementation efforts could help to yield better outcomes for families and efficiencies for state administration.
Each module of this toolkit provides states with tools and suggestions for a guided process that can be used to review the current eligibility and enrollment service delivery model and compare the current model to the desired future model. View the toolkit
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