February 2 2017

ADVANCING HEALTH EQUITY IN THE HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACE: RESULTS FROM CALIFORNIA’S MARKETPLACE HEALTH EQUITY ASSESSMENT TOOL (M-HEAT)

Report tileInformed by representatives from statewide and local health advocacy organizations, Texas Health Institute (THI) designed the “Marketplace Health Equity Assessment Tool – M-HEAT,” to assess how well Covered California is working to meet its equity mission and goal.  Results from the M-HEAT are reassuring that California’s efforts to implement the Affordable Care Act have indeed been attentive to equity.  Considering the post-election landscape, M-HEAT now provides an important reference guide to advocates and policymakers on the “core elements” that must be supported as part of any future iterations of health care coverage, including Medi-Cal. 

 

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