health coverage helps lower, middle-income families purchase coverage with tax credits and cost-sharing subsidies to help reduce how much they pay out-of-pocket for health care.

Nation’s Progress on Children’s Health Coverage Imperiled

On November 9th I blogged about what the election results could mean for child and family coverage. As readers of Say Ahhh! know, the nation made extraordinary progress in reducing the rate of uninsured children to under 5%, This progress is thanks to Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and the Affordable Care Act (ACA). All three […]

Affordable Care Act Repeal Efforts Would Impact State Laws, Too

By Kevin Lucia and Katie Keith, originally posted on CHIRblog With much of the attention over ACA repeal efforts focused on Washington DC, it’s easy to forget that repeal-and-replacement efforts would significantly affect state approaches to insurance regulation. This is especially true in the 32 states and D.C. that have adopted state-level ACA protections. While […]