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Statement of Mike Bare Before the Assembly Committee on Public Benefits Reform
August 18, 2015 | Effective ACA Implementation Project

Comments on Assembly Bill 212 to establish a ban on unemployment insurance benefits for misrepresentation when seeking UI benefits.


A Vision for Effective Implementation of the Affordable Care Act in Wisconsin
July 20, 2015 | Effective ACA Implementation Project

The report advocates for establishing a state-based marketplace that is focused on expanding coverage while lowering cost, and improving quality while expanding BadgerCare coverage.


PPI's Comments on Allowing Individuals Leaving Incarceration to Apply for Health Insurance
December 17, 2014 | Effective ACA Implementation Project

PPI advocates for a concrete wording of the law to ensure that people leaving incarceration are not left out of the health exchange, and for measures to be taken to complete the health coverage enrollment before leaving incarceration.


The Dane Difference
December 1, 2014 | Effective ACA Implementation Project

State and federal policymakers should look carefully at the decades-long success of the Wisconsin State Employee Health Plan (WSEHP) in controlling the rapid rise of health insurance costs in Dane County.


Low Income Health Coverage Options Beginning in 2014
January 1, 2014 | Effective ACA Implementation Project

This publication contains a chart that clearly expresses the options that residents will have in regards to health coverage.


Diagram of Wisconsin's Health Coverage System Beginning January 1, 2014
January 1, 2014 | Effective ACA Implementation Project

This diagram illustrates what types of insurance are available to people based on income and the percentage of the Federal Poverty Level.


ACA 101 Presentation
November 1, 2013 | Effective ACA Implementation Project

This presentation clearly explains the ACA and what implementation will look like in Wisconsin.


PPI's Comments on Proposed BadgerCare Waiver
September 20, 2013 | Effective ACA Implementation Project

PPI provides comments and analysis on the Wisconsin Section 1115 waiver for BadgerCare Plus demonstration


Creating a SHOP Exchange that Holds Down Premiums
June 1, 2013 | Effective ACA Implementation Project

This publication adresses three essential features that a SHOP exchange needs to have to be successful, and ten specific measures that policymakers can take to create a SHOP exchange with those features.


Ensuring that Exchanges Improve Addiction Treatment
June 1, 2013 | Effective ACA Implementation Project

This publication provides insight into steps addiction treatment advocates and state policy-makers can take to ensure that addiction treatment and mental health services improve.


Expanding Medicaid Can Help Employers Avoid Federal Tax
March 5, 2013 | Effective ACA Implementation Project

This publication outlines three key reasons why Wisconsin should expand BadgerCare by filling its remaining gap in eligibility.


Exchange Options for States
December 1, 2012 | Effective ACA Implementation Project

This report serves as a resource for states in explaining the various possibilities states have when it comes to setting up health insurance exchages.


Introductory Presentation on ACA Exchanges
July 23, 2012 | Effective ACA Implementation Project

This presentation provides an overview of the health insurance exchange that will be established after implementation of the Affordable Care Act.


PPI's Comments on Guidelines for Federally-Facilitated Exchanges
June 11, 2012 | Effective ACA Implementation Project

PPI provides comments and analysis on the General Guidance on Federally-Facilitated Exchanges.


A Wisconsin Health Exchange
February 1, 2012 | Effective ACA Implementation Project

The PPI has published suggestions for how Wisconsin should design its health insurance exchange.


PPI's Comments on Proposed Exchange Regulations
September 28, 2011 | Effective ACA Implementation Project

PPI comments on Proposed Rules layed out in the ACA that pose threats to a successful and inclusive health exchange system.


Diagram of Exchange Design Options
June 1, 2011 | Effective ACA Implementation Project

This presentation describes the various ways that state health insurance exchanges can be designed.


Diagram of ACA Changes to the Health System
June 1, 2011 | Effective ACA Implementation Project

This diagram summarizes the traditional health system in Wisconsin and incorporates the changes that the ACA will have on health care.


Essential Health Benefits Fact Sheet
June 1, 2011 | Effective ACA Implementation Project

Certain "essential health benefits" are now guaranteed as a part of the ACA, and are listed out in detail in this document.


ACA Pressure Points for Substance Use Disorder and Mental Health Treatment
June 1, 2011 | Effective ACA Implementation Project

PPI analyzed and identified a series of "pressure points" present in the the ACA, and offers an advocacy strategy for each.