February 1, 2011
Interviews with key stakeholders reveal weaknesses in HEALTHpact, Rhode Island's insurance plan for small businesses. HEALTHpact created financial incentives for employees to lead healthier lives there has been limited enrollment in the plan.
June 1, 2011
This article considers foreseeable consequences of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) for small businesses and their employees. While insufficient subsidies might cause small businesses to forgo purchasing insurance, the ACA will cover more individuals through Medicaid and insurance exchanges.
March 1, 2010
Brief looks at an innovative alternative for state-level reform: Rhode Island's HEALTHpact—designed specifically to encourage take-up key lessons for future iterations of small-group reform, both in Rhode Island and other states.