Tag Archives: Exchanges

New Guide to Disability for Healthcare Marketplace Navigators

January 9, 2014
The Guide to Disability for Healthcare Insurance Marketplace Navigators, written by DREDF's Mary Lou Breslin and Silvia Yee, is now available (free registration required). The Guide builds the ACA marketplace navigators' disability literacy so that they provide accommodation and support, correctly identify issues, and give accurate information.

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DREDF Comment on ACA Exchange Surveys

August 27, 2013
Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (DREDF) appreciates the opportunity to provide comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) on its proposed Enrollee Satisfaction Surveys on the Health Insurance Marketplace and Qualified Health Plans (QHPs). DREDF is a leading national law and policy center that works to advance the civil and human rights of people with disabilities through legal advocacy, training, education, and public policy and legislative development. We are committed to eliminating barriers and increasing access to insurance coverage and effective healthcare for people with disabilities, and eliminating persistent health disparities that affect the length and quality of their lives.

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Establishment of Exchanges and Qualified Health Plans

October 31, 2011
In light of these outstanding concerns, it is critical that state Exchanges adhere to the following requirements which address additional concerns in specific subject areas relating to consumer representation, physical and programmatic accessibility in both healthcare delivery and procedural protections, and data collection.

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