Health Reform Implementation: Monitoring and Tracking Series

The Urban Institute is undertaking a comprehensive monitoring and tracking project to analyze trends across the nation and in 10 diverse states, providing insight into key health reform implementation issues that states are facing country-wide. The series includes Quantitative Analysis reports which examine national implemenetation trends, Cross Cutting reports which examine implementation progress and issues in 10 study states, and Site Visit reports conducted in those 10 states in 2011.

Latest Reports


Stabilizing Premiums Under the Affordable Care Act

Several states are going beyond Affordable Care Act (ACA) provisions to protect consumers from health insurance premium increases caused by "rate shock." This report analyzes 11 states and finds that officials are taking different approaches to protecting consumers.

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Reaching and Enrolling the Uninsured: Early Efforts to Implement the Affordable Care Act

This report analyzes enrollment and implementation efforts in 10 states, and finds stark differences in the level of marketing and consumer assistance efforts. 

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Cross Cutting Issues and Quantitative Analysis of Health Reform

About the reports

These reports examine health reform implementation issues ranging from Medicaid expansion to state insurance exchanges in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The cross cutting reports analyze implementation trends among the 10 case study states, while the quantitatvie analysis reports examine implementation trends and data across the country. Both are designed to help states, researchers, and policy-makers learn from the health reform implementation process as it unfolds.

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Site Visit Reports

About the reports

These reports are a result of site visits conducted in 10 states during 2011. The states include Alabama, Colorado, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island and Virginia.

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