Policy

What are your choices to find affordable insurance?

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07/2012
If you are Not Insured, what will your choices be to find affordable insurance? The Affordable Care Act (ACA) became law in March 2010. The ACA helps uninsured people get affordable health coverage. ACA changes take place between now and 2014. The ACA does not apply to illegal immigrants. More than 1.3 million adults are uninsured in Ohio. Many earn less than the Federal Poverty Level. But some people of all ages and incomes have a hard time fi nding health insurance they can afford.
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Women and the ACA

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07/2012
How will health insurance coverage for women change? The Affordable Care Act (ACA) creates new rules about health insurance and healthcare to: • Reduce the number of uninsured women • Increase the number of women’s health services that all health insurance plans cover • Limit how much women and their families pay in insurance premiums, co-pays and deductibles
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ACA Overview [Spanish]

Publication date: 
02/2012
The Un Resumen de la Nueva Ley de Asistencia Asequible (ACA por sus siglas en inglés) La ley de Protección al Paciente y Asistencia Asequible, llamada ACA en inglés, fue aprobada en marzo del 2010 y afecta a casi todos. Algunas partes de ACA entraran en vigencia en distintos períodos entre ahora y enero del 2014. A continuación un breve resumen de como ACA le puede afectar a usted.
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Ohio Evaluation and Compensation Reform

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11/2011
Day in and day out, teachers see the needs of students. They understand what works and what doesn’t work, they celebrate success when students achieve, and they work hard to find better ways when students struggle. Studies have repeatedly shown that teachers are tremendously important to student achievement. They have also found that when a student has an ineffective teacher, achievement suffers dramatically.
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Beyond Tinkering Report

Publication date: 
01/2009

Action Recommendations for the Strickland Administration, 128th Ohio General Assembly and State Board of Education. A bold plan for accelerating the pace of innovation—for restructuring the traditional, industrial model of teaching and learning and for addressing the lowest-performing schools in our state—is needed to keep pace with the demands of the 21st century.

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How can foundations engage in advocacy and lobbying?

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11/2008
Society is best served when philanthropy can flourish and Congress and the nonprofit sector work collaboratively to advance the common good. For that to happen, our lawmakers must understand the important role philanthropy plays in society—and how ill-conceived legislation can hinder philanthropy’s contributions. That’s why it’s so important for grantmakers to educate their lawmakers about the importance of philanthropy in their districts and states and across the nation.
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ACA and Mental Health with Private Insurance

How will the new healthcare law affect you if you have a MENTAL ILLNESS AND PRIVATE INSURANCE? The Affordable Care Act (ACA) became law in March 2010. Today, parts of the law are already in place and other parts will be phased in between now and 2014. Some changes are just for people with mental illnesses, but many are broad changes that benefit the mental and physical health of all Americans.
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ACA and Mental Health with public insurance

How will the new healthcare law affect you if you have a Mental Illness and Medicare or Medicaid? The Affordable Care Act (ACA) became law in March 2010. Today, parts of the law are already in place. Other parts will be phased in between now and 2014. Some changes are just for people with mental illnesses, but many are broad changes that benefit the mental and physical health of all Americans.
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