The Importance of Coverage

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A cancer survivor is alive because doctors diagnosed her disease in time and got her the treatment she needed immediately. A man with diabetes learns how to monitor his blood sugar to avoid the amputation of his leg. These miracles happened because these patients had meaningful access to care as a result... read more

Topics: Access and Coverage, Advocacy and Public Policy
Tags: Enrollment, Coverage, access

CMS: 2018 HealthCare.gov enrollment approaches 1.5 million

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Nearly 1.5 million people selected a 2018 health plan through HealthCare.gov Nov. 1-11, including more than 876,000 last week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services reported today. More than three-quarters of those selecting plans were renewing coverage and the rest were new consumers. Thirty-nine... read more

Topic: Access and Coverage
Tags: Enrollment, Coverage

Open enrollment for 2018 marketplace coverage underway

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Open enrollment at HealthCare.gov for 2018 health coverage is now underway through Dec. 15. On the site, consumers can review 2018 plans and prices for the federal health insurance exchange and purchase health coverage to take effect beginning Jan. 1. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently ... read more

Topic: Access and Coverage
Tag: Enrollment

Let's get more Americans covered

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America’s hospitals have long helped connect consumers with coverage and are committed to continuing to do so when open enrollment begins Nov. 1 for the 2018 Health Insurance Marketplaces.

More than 20 million Americans have gained coverage over the past three years through a combination of Medicaid... read more

Topics: Access and Coverage, Advocacy and Public Policy
Tags: Enrollment, Coverage, access

CMS: 16.7 million enroll in Medicaid/CHIP since October 2013

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More than 16.7 million people enrolled in Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program between Oct. 1, 2013 and April 30, 2017, increasing total enrollment in the programs by more than 29% since the start of the first open enrollment period for the Health Insurance Marketplace, according to a ... read more

Topic: Access and Coverage
Tags: child health, Enrollment, Coverage, Medicaid

CMS: 12.2 million select Marketplace plan during 2017 open enrollment

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More than 12.2 million people selected a plan through the Health Insurance Marketplaces during 2017 open enrollment, about 500,000 fewer than last year, according to a final report released today by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. More than 9.2 million people enrolled through HealthCare.gov,... read more

Topic: Access and Coverage
Tags: Enrollment, Coverage

CMS: 9.2 million select 2017 Marketplace plans in states using HealthCare.gov

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About 9.2 million people selected a 2017 health plan through HealthCare.gov during open enrollment, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services reported Friday. One-third were new HealthCare.gov consumers. Thirty-nine states used HealthCare.gov for 2017 open enrollment, which ended Jan. 31. The report... read more

Topic: Access and Coverage
Tags: Enrollment, Coverage

CMS issues updated snapshot of open enrollment activity

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More than 8.8 million people selected a health plan through HealthCare.gov Nov. 1 through Jan. 14, nearly 100,000 more than during the equivalent period last year, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced yesterday. Thirty-nine states are using HealthCare.gov for 2017 open enrollment, which... read more

Topic: Access and Coverage
Tags: Enrollment, Coverage

CMS updates Medicaid/CHIP, Marketplace enrollment estimates

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More than 16.4 million people enrolled in Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program between Oct. 1, 2013 and Nov. 30, 2016, increasing total enrollment in the programs by 29% since the start of the first open enrollment period for the Health Insurance Marketplace, according to a report released... read more

Topic: Access and Coverage
Tags: child health, Enrollment, Coverage, Medicaid

CMS: Marketplace open enrollment activity outpacing last year

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More than 11.5 million people selected a 2017 health plan through the Health Insurance Marketplaces as of Dec. 24, an increase of 286,000 compared to the comparable period last year, according to a report released today by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. More than 8.7 million people selected... read more

Topic: Access and Coverage
Tags: Enrollment, Coverage

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