According to an Urban Institute issue brief, the uninsured population may increase by more than 3 million if premium tax credits under the American Rescue Plan are not extended.
Affordable Care Act
Health Affairs examined the characteristics of counties that experienced changes in insurers’ participation in the ACA Marketplaces from 2016 to 2021.
ACOs participating in the Medicare Shared Savings Program (Shared Savings Program) in 2020 earned performance payments totaling nearly $2.3 billion while saving Medicare approximately $1.9 billion.
CMS is offering $20 million in grants to states in order to update their state-based exchanges. Each awardee can receive approximately $1.3 million
The National Institutes of Health is funding $29 million in additional grants for the NIH Community Engagement Alliance (CEAL) Against COVID-19 Disparities.
CMS extends the deadline for interested applicants to apply to Primary Care First Model Cohort 2 for both payer applications and practice applications.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services report that over 525,000 Americans signed up for health insurance from the start of the 2021 Marketplace Special Enrollment Period through March 31, 2021.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Announces Strategy to Tackle Inequality in American Healthcare System
AHRQ is acutely aware of the enduring racial, ethnic, socioeconomic, and geographic disparities embedded in the American healthcare system and has three ways to contribute to solutions.