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


How Health Insurance Companies Revamped Provider Networks Under ACA

September 22, 2014

Many health insurance companies, transitioning to new plans and marketplaces under the Affordable Care Act, offer narrower provider networks. Researchers assessed the changes and its effects on regulatory oversight in six states.


Comparison Shopping for Health Insurance Plans Not Intuitive

August 21, 2014

A report examines why it is difficult to compare health insurance options—including in-network physicians—and how to improve consumer experience.


Small Business Enrollment in Health Insurance Sluggish: Here’s Why

August 14, 2014

This study examines the challenges faced and opportunities to increase the number of Americans who receive health insurance through small businesses.

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