ACA Implementation - Monitoring and Tracking Series: Cross Cutting Issues

The Urban Institute produces a series of reports analyzing trends across 10 diverse case study states.

The Urban Institute is undertaking a comprehensive monitoring and tracking project to analyze trends across 10 diverse states, providing insight into key health reform implementation issues that states nationwide are facing. The case study states analyzed in these reports are Alabama, Colorado, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island and Virginia.

About the Urban Institute

The nonpartisan Urban Institute gathers and analyzes data, conducts policy research, publishes studies and reports, and educates Americans on critical issues and trends to promote sound social policy and public debate on national priorities.


Latest reports in this series


Health Plans Prepare for Pent-Up Demand Under Medicaid Expansion

January 6, 2015

With Medicaid expansion, states are juggling growth, cutting costs, and improved managed care programs, according to a new report by Mathematica Policy Research.


Marketplace Enrollment Procedures

December 4, 2014

Health insurance shoppers encounter problems like Medicaid backlog, difficulty with plan selection, and procedural challenges. Urban Institute puts forth strategies to help consumers overcome challenges.


Public Education, Outreach and Application Assistance

December 4, 2014

An analysis of public education and application assistance during the 2014 open enrollment period sheds light on general trends as well as promising practices used by particular states and suggestions offered by stakeholders and researchers.

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