The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) was signed into law on March 11, 2021 as a signature effort to assist in the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and the related economic downturn. Included as part of the sweeping legislation is a program to fully subsidize COBRA coverage for six months starting in April of 2021. This expert perspective provides a short overview of COBRA and mini-COBRA, the major elements of the ARPA COBRA Assistance program, and considerations for state policymakers related to the program.
Top 10 Best Practices for State Health Reform Websites
Forum One Communications and GMMB
Forum One Communications and GMMB have aided three State Network states in developing consumer-friendly websites aimed at tackling the difficult challenge of explaining the Affordable Care Act (ACA) provisions to consumers. Drawing from these experiences, Forum One and GMMB have composed a short list of helpful tips to consider when designing a health reform website.