Health insurance exchanges : availability and coverage issues.

PPACA required by January 1, 2014, the establishment in each state of health insurance exchanges-marketplaces where eligible individuals and small businesses can compare and select among insurance plans. Issuer participation, including the number of plans these issuers offer, is a key factor in the...

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Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: [Place of publication not identified] : Nova Science, 2015.
Series:Health care in transition.
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Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGES: AVAILABILITY AND COVERAGE ISSUES; HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGES: AVAILABILITY AND COVERAGE ISSUES; Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data; CONTENTS; PREFACE; Chapter 1: PATIENT PROTECTION AND AFFORDABLE CARE ACT: LARGEST ISSUERS OF HEALTH COVERAGE PARTICIPATED IN MOST EXCHANGES, AND NUMBER OF PLANS AVAILABLE VARIED; ABBREVIATIONS; WHY GAO DID THIS STUDY; WHAT GAO FOUND; BACKGROUND; MOST OF THE LARGEST ISSUERS IN THE 2012 INDIVIDUAL AND SMALL-GROUP MARKETS PARTICIPATED IN THE 2014 EXCHANGES, WITH EXCEPTIONS IN SOME STATES.
  • NEARLY ALL 2014 EXCHANGES HAD MULTIPLE PARTICIPATING ISSUERS, WHICH GENERALLY OFFERED MORE PLANS THAN THE MINIMUM REQUIRED BY PPACAAGENCY COMMENTS; APPENDIX I: ISSUERS' PARTICIPATION IN THE 2014EXCHANGES AND THEIR 2012 MARKET SHARE; APPENDIX II: NUMBER OF ISSUERS PARTICIPATINGIN THE 2014 INDIVIDUAL AND SMALL-BUSINESSEXCHANGES, BY STATE; APPENDIX III: NUMBER OF PLANS OFFERED BYISSUERS PARTICIPATING IN THE 2014 EXCHANGESACROSS RATING AREAS; APPENDIX IV: NUMBER OF PLANS OFFERED BYISSUERS IN 2014 INDIVIDUAL AND SMALLBUSINESSEXCHANGES.
  • Chapter 2: SMALL BUSINESS HEALTH INSURANCEEXCHANGES: LOW INITIAL ENROLLMENTLIKELY DUE TO MULTIPLE, EVOLVING FACTORSABBREVIATIONS; WHY GAO DID THIS STUDY; WHAT GAO FOUND; BACKGROUND; SHOPS WERE OPERATIONALIN ALL STATES, ALTHOUGH MANYEXPECTED FEATURES WERENOT YET AVAILABLE AND ENROLLMENTWAS LOW AS OFJUNE 2014; STAKEHOLDERS IDENTIFIED SEVERALFACTORS THAT MAY HAVE LED TO CURRENTLOW SHOP ENROLLMENT AND THAT MAYAFFECT FUTURE ENROLLMENT GROWTH; CONCLUDING OBSERVATIONS; AGENCY COMMENTS; APPENDIX I: SMALL BUSINESS HEALTH OPTIONS PROGRAM (SHOP) FEATURES AS OF JUNE 1, 2014.
  • APPENDIX II: STATE-BASED SMALL BUSINESS HEALTH OPTIONS PROGRAM (SB-SHOP) ENROLLMENT GENERALLY AS OF JUNE 1, 2014APPENDIX III: SMALL BUSINESS HEALTH OPTIONSPROGRAM (SHOP) 2014 AVERAGE MONTHLYPREMIUMS FOR SILVER-TIER PLANS; APPENDIX IV: SMALL BUSINESS HEALTH OPTIONSPROGRAM (SHOP) SILVER-TIER PLAN AVAILABILITY; Chapter 3: FEDERAL FUNDING FOR HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGES; SUMMARY; FEDERAL GRANTS FOR HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGES; SELF-SUSTAINING REQUIREMENT FOR HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGES; FEDERAL ADMINISTRATIVE FUNDING FOR EXCHANGES; ADDITIONAL INFORMATION; INDEX.