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Make ACA Private Insurance Expansion Work for People with HIV

Make ACA Private Insurance Expansion Work for People with HIV

Event Date: Thursday, March 14, 2013 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Event Type: Webinar/Online Event

Description

This webcast will explain upcoming options for purchasing individual health insurance policies as a result of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

State Health Marketplaces opening the Fall of 2013 will offer a range of individual and small group health insurance (and access to Medicaid for those deemed eligible). Lower incomes individuals who do not qualify for Medicaid can buy insurance policies that offer tax credits and premium subsidies. These Qualified Health Plans (QHPs) must meet certain standards for the benefits they provide and the type of providers who are part of their networks. For example, QHPs must include Essential Community Providers.

This HIV Health Reforum webcast will:

  • Explain the marketplaces and how enrollment will be handled.
  • How tax subsidies will work.
  • The potential role of HIV/AIDS programs.
  • Policy considerations for states.