Health Reform: Beyond the Basics is a project of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities designed to provide training and resources that explain health coverage available through Medicaid, CHIP, and the Marketplace.
Part I: Determining Households & Income for PTC & Medicaid
October 1, 2019 | 2:00 pm ET
In-depth review of household and income rules for determining eligibility for premium tax credits and Medicaid.
Part II: Premium Tax Credits
October 3, 2019 | 2:00 pm ET
Eligibility for premium tax credits—including how offers of employer-sponsored insurance can affect eligibility—as well as how premium tax credits are calculated.
Part III: Auto-Renewal Process for 2020 on Healthcare.gov
October 8, 2019 | 2:00 pm ET
The Healthcare.gov auto-renewal process for 2020 coverage, including the process for plan enrollment and redetermination of premium tax credit eligibility.
Part IV: Preventing & Resolving Data Matching Issues
October 10, 2019 | 2:00 pm ET
Detailed discussion on how assisters can help people prevent and resolve data-matching issues that arise when the marketplace determines that an applicant’s income or citizenship or immigration status information doesn’t match information available through the federal data hub.
Part V: Plan Design
October 15, 2019 | 2:00 pm ET
An overview of health plan design and how it affects consumers’ costs. Learn about “skimpy plans” (short-term plans, association plans, etc.), how to talk about the risks, and how to help consumers identify misinformation and fraudulent marketing tactics.
Part VI: Plan Selection Strategies
October 17, 2019 | 2:00 pm ET
Dave Chandrasekaran, a training consultant and certified application counselor, will provide strategies to support consumers in understanding how commercial insurance works, evaluating and comparing marketplace plans, and selecting the plan that best meets their families’ needs.