Analysis of Latest Enrollment Data
Friday, February 21, 2014
Last week the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
announced the latest round of enrollment data for the Health Insurance
Marketplace as of February 1, 2014. HHS publishes such data every month,
including demographics on enrollees, plan selection, financial
assistance, and Medicaid/CHIP eligibility assessments. MPCA has posted a
on its blog "infused with a little editorial context."
Kaiser Family Foundation recently released an in-depth report that
offers insight into the attitudes and health care experiences of adults
at the start of Affordable Care Act (ACA) implementation, and points us
in the right direction for outreach and enrollment going forward. Click here for MPCA's analysis of the report, Uninsured at the Starting Line: Findings from the 2013 Kaiser Survey of Low-Income Americans and the ACA.
What people shared about their experiences with health insurance, how
they access health care, and the obstacles they face is informative as
we understand the challenges of open enrollment and adapt to meet the
Lastly, the Washington Post's Wonkblog
featured a post last week on how Enroll America is working with
partners such as MPCA in this final stretch of open enrollment, which
includes mapping to show where uninsured Americans live such as in the
Thumb area of Michigan. Check out how the Center for Family Health and MidMichigan Community Health Services are increasing awareness in their communities about the new health insurance options through the Marketplace.