January 1, 2011
Mathematica interviewed key policy-makers in the 12 Consumer Voices for Coverage states in mid-2010 to assess changes in the involvement, influence and effectiveness of consumer advocacy groups in shaping state health coverage policy over the period of the CVC grant program (2008 to 2010).
January 1, 2008
As Consumer Voices for Coverage began implementation, an assessment of policy-makers' views was conducted between July and October 2008. Mathematica Policy Research conducted baseline interviews with key policy-makers in each of the 12 CVC states.
April 1, 2009
This article examines the adequacy of private insurance for adults and children. In response to increasing costs, private insurance programs have increased cost-sharing for their members, but little is known about changes to out-of-pocket spending at the national level.
August 1, 2010
Brief examines new rules for allowing the purchase of health insurance across state lines.
October 1, 2011
The Advocacy Evaluation Toolkit contains the instruments Mathematica used to collect data for evaluating RWJF's Consumer Voices for Coverage program.
June 1, 2009
To establish alliances that could advance the goals of the Consumer Voices for Coverage (CVC) initiative and outlive it, RWJF required applicants to form a leadership team of partner organizations to mobilize the consumer advocacy network within their states. Mathematica, Inc. designed a survey to collect data about the structure and activities of the leadership teams.
March 1, 2009
A new analysis from the Urban Institute concludes that these provisions are likely to achieve only partial success.
October 1, 2006
Recommended Reading CHIP Research and Analysis Reauthorizing SCHIP: A Summary of Selected Issues SCHIP Children: How Long Do They Stay and Where Do They Go? Prospects for Reducing Uninsured Rates among Children High Costs, Low Incomes and SCHIP R ...
To support state-based consumer-advocacy networks to increase their capacity to participate with key stakeholders, such as businesses, hospitals, insurers, providers, and government officials, in health reform implementation.
October 29, 2008
Four focus group discussions were held with Consumer Voices for Coverage (CVC) grantees and leadership team members attending the program's annual grantee meeting in September 2008.