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Expenditures and use of wraparound health insurance for employed people with disabilities

John Gettens, Ph.D., Denise Hoffman, Ph.D., Alexis D. Henry, Sc.D. Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 9, Issue 2, p248–255 Published online: December 13, 2015 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2015.12.001 Background The Affordable Care Act (ACA) provides health insurance to many working-age adults with disabilities, but we do not expect the new coverage or existing insurance options to fully […]

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ACA Marketplace Benefits and Payment Proposed Rules – Part 7

The ITEM (Independence Through Enhancement of Medicare and Medicaid) Coalition has submitted comments to HHS on proposed ACA Marketplace rule. AAHD is a member of the ITEM Coalition. The December 24 ITEM comments are here: PDF

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ACA Marketplace Benefits and Payment Proposed Rules – Part 6

AAHD has joined the Essential Health Benefits (EHB) Coalition in providing comments to HHS on the draft ACA Marketplace rules. The December 22 EHB Coalition letter is here: PDF.

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ACA Marketplace Benefits and Payment Proposed Rules – Part 5

AAHD has signed the Habilitation Benefits (HAB) Coalition comments to HHS on habilitation services within “essential health benefits” in the ACA Marketplace rules. AAHD is a member of the HAB Coalition. The December 22 HAB Coalition comments are here: PDF.

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ACA Marketplace Benefits and Payment Proposed Rules – Part 4

The Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) has submitted comments on the HHS proposed ACA Marketplace rules. AAHD is a member of CCD. The December 22 CCD letter is here: PDF.

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ACA Marketplace Benefits and Payment Proposed Rules – Part 3

The Coalition for Whole Health (CWH) has submitted comments to HHS on proposed ACA Marketplace rules. AAHD is a member of the CWH. The December 22 CWH comments are here: PDF.

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ACA Marketplace Benefits and Payments Proposed Rules – Part 2

AAHD has joined 270 other national organizations, part of the “I Am (Still) Essential” coalition, providing comments to HHS on proposed ACA Marketplace rules. We earlier posted the National Health Council comments. The Still Essential comments are here: PDF.  

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ACA Marketplace Benefits and Payments Proposed Rules

The National Health Council (NHC) submitted comments to HHS on proposed ACA marketplace benefits and payment rules. AAHD is a NHC member. AAHD is working with a half dozen coalitions on rules comments. We will post each of these comments as they become available. Here is the December 18 NHC letter.

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Consumer Protections Under the Affordable Care Act

The National Health Council (NHC) has written the HHS Secretary suggesting additional ACA consumer protections. AAHD is a NHC member. The November 6 NHC letter is here: PDF.

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ACA Essential Health Benefits: Suggested Principles for HHS Review

AAHD has joined the Essential Health Benefits Coalition, suggesting principles for Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) review of Marketplace essential health benefits under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The September 22 letter is here: PDF.

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