March 25: Understanding the Health Coverage and Affordability Provisions in the American Rescue Plan ActThe American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act signed into law earlier this month includes a number of provisions aimed at making health coverage more accessible and affordable amid the public health and economic crises created by the COVID-19 pandemic. Join KFF at a web briefing to explain these changes and their expected impact on consumers, insurance marketplaces, and states.
March 30: Unsung Heroes: The Crucial Role – and Tenuous Circumstances – of Home Care Workers During the PandemicPlease join KHN and The John A. Hartford Foundation for an event examining the crucial roles home care workers have played for families during the pandemic as well as the challenging economics of the industry for providers and consumers alike.
- States are taking aggressive action to slow down the spread of the novel coronavirus and prepare their health care systems for dealing with those who become ill with COVID-19, the disease the virus causes. This tool features state-level data on COVID-19 cases and deaths, state policy actions, and data about health coverage and provider capacity within each state.
This resource captures key information on approved Medicaid emergency authorities to address the COVID-19 Coronavirus emergency. It includes details on Section 1135 waivers and 1915 (c) Waiver Appendix K strategies and will be updated to capture additional waiver and different emergency authorities as needed.