WEBINAR: ACA 101: What Legislators Need to Know Before 2014

06/10/2013 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Resources from this past call
ACA 101 Webinar Slides (PPT)

Major changes to the health care landscape are happening in 2014:

  • Learn about the game-changing market reforms.
  • Find out if "rate shock" claims come true as new premiums are announced.
  • Many of your consituents will be eligible for tax credits of up to $5,000 to buy health insurance. Make sure they know. 
  • Enrolling in Health Insurance Marketplaces begins October 1 of this year. Find out how your office can assist constituents who are eligible -- whether your state runs its own exchange or not.
  • The "woodwork effect" will impact your state's Medicaid budget -- whether your state expands Medicaid or not.  Find out how much.
  • And more!

Speakers will include:

  • Washington State Senator Karen Keiser
  • Sara Rosenbaum, health law expert from George Washington University
  • Cathy Schoen, The Commonwealth Fund
  • Plus lots of Q&A and legislator discussion

This webinar series is supported by The Commonwealth Fund, a national, private foundation based in New York City that supports independent research on health care issues and makes grants to improve health care practice and policy.