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CMS Proposes 2016 Basic Health Program Payment Plan

October 21, 2014  /  Basic Health Plan, Medicaid

CMS in a proposed notice released Tuesday outlined its plan to reimburse states for the Affordable Care Act’s Basic Health Program in 2016.

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Basic Health Program. The Affordable Care Act offers states another option besides Medicaid and the Exchanges

April 17, 2014  /  Basic Health Plan, Medicaid

Having stable health insurance helps people obtain the medical care they need when they need it.  The Affordable Care Act (ACA) employs two main strategies for expanding health insurance coverage—first, by providing incentives for states to extend Medicaid coverage to millions more low-income people, and second, by allowing better-off people to purchase private health insurance […]

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Officials outline ‘Basic Health Program

September 20, 2013  /  Basic Health Plan, Medicaid

Federal health officials released the framework for ObamaCare’s long-awaited “Basic Health Program,” an initiative designed to provide a scaled-down, lower-cost coverage option to people who cannot afford health plans on the new insurance exchanges.

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DHHS Secretary Sebelius Commits to Implement Federal Basic …

April 5, 2013  /  Basic Health Plan

In a letter to U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell on March 22, US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius committed to launching a cost-saving Federal Basic Health Plan Option (FBHPO) in 2015.

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Implementing Health Reform: The Basic Health Program And Federal Medicaid Matching Rates

February 7, 2013  /  Basic Health Plan

Although we seem to be in a relatively quiet period between the issuance of a host of proposed 2014 reform regulations and their reappearance in final form, HHS continues to issue subregulatory guidance on a regular basis.  (The quiet may not last long — the final 2014 market reform rule is at the Office of […]

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Few states take up ACA basic health coverage option

November 30, 2012  /  Basic Health Plan

An Affordable Care Act coverage option for low-income populations has caught the attention of only three states, according to a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation report. via American Medical News

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Basic Health Program: Health Policy Briefs

November 15, 2012  /  Basic Health Plan

The Affordable Care Act offers states another option besides Medicaid and the ….. out-of-pocket costs of enrolling in a Basic Health Plan and an exchange plan … www.healthaffairs.org/healthpolicybriefs/brief.php?brief_id…  

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Basic Health Program: The ACA offers states another option besides Medicaid and the exchanges for health coverage for low-income residents.

November 15, 2012  /  Basic Health Plan

The Affordable Care Act also provides and additional means of expanding coverage, allowing states to run a so-called Basic Health Program beginning in 2014. healthaffairs.org/healthpolicybriefs/…/healthpolicybrief_80.pd…  

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