Tag: ACA

Covered California March 2017 Board Meeting

April 14, 2017

On March 14, 2017, the Covered California Board convened its monthly Board meeting. The Board Meeting Agenda included Closed Session, an Executive Director’s Report, and Covered California Policy and Action Items. (more…)

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ITUP ACA Watch, Issue 2 — Congressional Budget Office Scores the American Health Care Act

March 16, 2017

The second Issue in the series provides information and analyses on the independent, nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) review of the American Health Care Act (AHCA). The GOP proposed AHCA would dismantle significant portions of the federal Affordable Care Act. This ACA…

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Covered California November Board Meeting

December 6, 2016

On November 17, 2016, the Covered California Board convened its monthly Board meeting, the first since the presidential election. The Board agenda included expert panels to mark five years since Covered California was established, which were: “National and State Health Care Landscape…

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President Obama Takes Stock of Reform

July 13, 2016

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Reflections on the 6th Anniversary of the Affordable Care Act

March 23, 2016

Today we mark six years since passage of the landmark federal Affordable Care Act (ACA). This is an important opportunity to take time and acknowledge our collective efforts to embrace and fully implement the ACA and its coverage expansions. ACA implementation has essentially cut…

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Opportunities for California Under Section 1332 of the Affordable Care Act

February 16, 2016

ITUP's report, Opportunities for California Under Section 1332 of the Affordable Care Act, is now available. California has made great progress implementing the Affordable Care Act (ACA), with 6 million people newly enrolled in either Medi-Cal or Covered California since December…

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Where Should We Be Going?

January 21, 2016

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) created a hybrid with many moving parts: incorporating employer mandates, individual responsibility and refundable tax credits (shared responsibility), and a Medicaid expansion. It is unclear which parts over time will give way to others. Some predict…

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Advancing the Triple Aim for Employer-Based Health Insurance

January 5, 2016

Through expanding Medi-Cal and subsidizing private insurance through Covered California for 1.3 million Californians, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) launched the triple of aim of better access, improved care, and reduced costs. As the ACA enters its third year of implementation,…

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