The medical assistance program (Medicaid) which provides health insurance coverage to eligible Hawaiians It covers all ages 64 and under but has certain requirements and income eligibility guidelines.
The Maine Legislature created DHA in 2003 as “an independent executive agency to arrange for the provision of comprehensive, affordable health care coverage to eligible small employers, including the self-employed, their employees and dependents, and individuals on a voluntary basis.
Guaranteed-issue individual health insurance is available in Maine from Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, MEGA Life & Health Insurance Company, and several health maintenance organizations (HMOs). This guide attempts to help you compare and contrast the options.
Managed Care Matters
From the New England Journal of Medicine.
Links to consumer guide to health insurance, provided by the State of Maryland.
Providing access to health care services for many of the state’s low-income residents. Individuals may be eligible for services through the Maryland Medicaid Program, the Maryland Children’s Health Program or the Maryland Primary Adult Care Program (PAC)
Working to establish a Single Payer Health Care System in Massachusetts so that all residents of the Commonwealth will have access to comprehensive, quality, affordable and equitable health care.
Wikipedia page on what’s been called “Romneycare” — the Massachusetts health care reforms which became the blue print for President Obama’s Affordable Care Act (ACA).
This site is where you can learn how to help support the new Massachusetts Health Care Reform Law.
MassHealth pays for health care for certain low- and medium-income people living in the state, including a program for individuals who are HIV positive. MassHealth also manages the Insurance Partnership for small businesses, the Children’s Medical Security Plan, Healthy Start, and the Special Kids/Special Care Pilot Program, cosponsored with the Department of Social Services.
Facts on Minnesota and Medicaid.
Medicaid in New York State works in partnership with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to assist in providing quality medical care for eligible individuals and families with low incomes and limited resources.
Works in partnership with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to assist in providing quality medical care for eligible individuals and families with low incomes and limited resources.
A joint Federal and State program that provides payment for some medical costs for certain individuals who are older, have low incomes and limited assets, or are disabled.
Committed to educating Michiganders about single-payer national health insurance and getting citizens to participate in the Million Letters for Health Care Campaign by U.S. Congressional Districts.
State government resources for Californians needing help with Medicare and other government health insurance programs on federal, state and local levels.
The Medicare Resource Center is consumer focused, posting Medicare-related articles written by experienced health journalists, and also includes a glossary and links to other helpful Medicare-related resources. The Medicare guide is a relatively new offshoot of the Health Insurance Resource Center, a consumer-focused guide that’s been on the Web since 1994.
Nominated for best documentary for the 2008 Academy Awards, Michael Moore’s SICKO is a searing indictment of America’s health care system, making the claim that the USA has a disfunctional system when compared to European countries, Canada and even Cuba.
Information and links provided by the state’s department responsible for community health issues.
Health insurance publications offered by the State of Michigan.
Knowing your rights and how to exercise them is the first step toward being a better consumer in today’s health insurance market.
PDF explaining the state’s health insurance program for uninsured children of working families. MIChild services are provided by many HMOs and other health care plans throughout Michigan.
A coalition of groups dedicated to establishing comprehensive single-payer health care for all Minnesotans through advocacy, education, lobbying, and community organizing. The coalition states that health care is an essential human need and that unequal access to health care is an injustice. A single-payer system is the only system that can provide comprehensive, affordable, high quality health care for each and every person.
Basic health care coverage for low-income Minnesotans through publicly subsidized health care assistance program
The state’s Web site to explain impacts of federal health care reform on Mississippians.
Information on health care for the state’s lowest income individuals and families.
Links of interest to the state’s health insurance consumers.
MFH seeks to empower the people of the communities we serve to achieve equal access to quality health services that promote prevention and encourage healthy behaviors.
A non-profit, non-partisan statewide organization of diverse individuals and groups whose purpose is to educate and advocate for universal health care through a single payer program.
Designed to provide health care insurance for children in families without health insurance or with inadequate health insurance. It does not replace Medicaid; in fact, children on Medicaid are precluded from CHIP participation.
The state agency dealing with public health issues.
Assisting low-income individuals and families.
A statewide group formed to affect the current national debate on health care reform. Committed to true universal health care, a Medicare-type system where everyone is in and no one is out.