The Division of Health Care Access and Coverage (HAC) is responsible for issues relevant to the Health Insurance Exchanges, the Medicaid and CHIP programs, and private health insurance reforms. A primary focus is affordable access to health care services via public or private health insurance coverage for a variety of population groups. HAC provides research, data analysis, and development of policies and mechanisms that integrate the financing and delivery of health care. Relevant topic areas include:
- Health Insurance Exchange--coverage, enrollment and premium issues;
- Medicaid and CHIP--access, coverage, payment, and financing;
- Private health insurance issues affecting affordability, consumer choice, and coverage both inside and outside the Exchanges.