Flourishing in Uncertain Times

By | March 22nd, 2013|Preparedness|

In last week’s update, I discussed the impact of federal sequestration to the main agencies who award us funding. We’re expecting a 5% reduction to our funding for the AIDS Drug Assistance Program, a program that provides access to HIV/AIDS medications for patients with limited or no insurance coverage.  We should be OK in this [...]

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Affordable Care Act Fact Sheets

By | November 7th, 2012|Affordable Care Act|

The Fed’s put out a series of pretty simple and easy to read 1-page fact sheets this week that summarize some of the aspects of the Affordable Care Act.  There are Fact Sheets for Families with Kids; Health Care Providers; Folks with Disabilities; Seniors; Small Business Owners; and Young Adults.  At the bottom of each [...]

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Affordable Care Act Info

By | August 7th, 2012|Behavioral Health|

Now that the Supreme Court has spoken regarding the Affordable Care Act- States have a lot more clarity around the decisions they'll need to make and what they need to do to implement the law.  The Governor kicked off a process to review the options and engage Stakeholders for their input this week. Additional meetings are being scheduled in the coming [...]

Insurance Exchange Reg’s

By | April 18th, 2012|General|

The Department of Health and Human Services released final regulations to implement Insurance Exchanges under the ACA.  The regulations spell out the standards for establishing and operating “one-stop” marketplaces, qualifications for health insurance plan participation, exchange health plan and subsidy eligibility determination for individuals, and criteria for small business eligibility and participation. Certain provisions of the [...]

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