Health and Insurance Reform Information

Here’s a calculator, courtesy of the Kaiser Family Foundation, that will help you calculate the subsidy for which you might qualify when you purchase health insurance on your own through the new insurance exchanges.

 

Beware of health insurance marketplace scams

 

Here is the current status of where each state stands on ACA’s Medicaid Expansion.



Source:
The Advisory Board Company

16 November 2012 — Wisconsin’s Governor officially notified Secretary of Health and Human Services Secretary Sebelius that Wisconsin will allow the Federal government to manage its Health Insurance Exchange rather than assume state management of the Exchange. With this notification, WI becomes the sixth state to vote blue in the 2012 Presidential election to reject state insurance exchange management in favor of allowing federal intervention, along with Florida, Maine, New Hampshire, Ohio and Virginia.

States initially had until Friday November 16th to inform the federal government whether they will set up a state-run exchange for health insurance, allow the federal government to run their exchange, or will establish a state/federal partnership exchange. On November 15th, the decision deadline was extended to December 14th. Here is the current status of state decisions by whether states voted Red or Blue in the 2012 Presidential Election.

 

15 December 2012 — Final count source: StateHealthFacts.org

14 December 2012 — Pennsylvania, Tennessee to let Federal government to run exchanges. Montana Goes Federal, Indiana goes Federal and North Dakota goes Federal.

12 December 2012 — IDAHO opts for STATE exchange.

6 December 2012 — New Jersey goes federal.

16 Nov 2012 Georgia adds itself to the states that will not establish a state-managed exchange.

29 Nov 2012 Arizona goes federal.

Last update 20 Nov 2012 2:40 pm CST.

Sources:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/19/mary-fallin-oklahoma-health-care_n_2159737.html

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1112/83992.html

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/17/us/states-decline-to-set-up-exchanges-for-insurance.html?emc=tnt&tntemail1=y

http://capsules.kaiserhealthnews.org/index.php/2012/11/mississippi-builds-exchange-despite-objections-of-governor-tea-party/

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/16/us/states-deadline-extended-for-insurance-exchanges.html?emc=tnt&tntemail1=y

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/2012/11/health-reform-deadline-looms-for-states.html

http://statehealthfacts.kff.org/comparetable.jsp?ind=962&cat=17&sub=205&yr=1&typ=5

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