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  • Connect with CHIR

    Our team of experts at CHIR share a common mission: to improve access to affordable and adequate health insurance for individuals, families, employees, and employers across the country. Get the la

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  • Dania Palanker

    Dania.Palanker@georgetown.edu Dania Palanker is an Assistant Research Professor at the Center on Health Insurance Reforms (CHIR) at Georgetown’s Health Policy Institute. She analyzes state a

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  • Focus Areas

    Eye on the States CHIR researchers monitor and analyze state action in all 50 states and the District of Columbia related to a wide range of legal and policy decisions that impact the availabi

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  • Health Insurance 101

    The Center on Health Insurance Reforms worked with Community Catalyst to develop a Health Insurance 101 micro-site. Topics include: What is health insurance and how does it work?How do people get

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  • Strategic Consulting for Consumer Advocates

    Affordable Care Act Implementation Guidance for State Advocates We work with patient and consumer groups to develop materials that will help their state and national advocates understand key decis

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  • Affordable Care Act Implementation Tools

    Affordable Care Act Implementation Tools Support for this tool kit was provided by a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's State Health Reform Assistance Network program, and was develop

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  • Research

    Almost 180 million people obtain health coverage through private individual or group health plans. This market has experienced far-reaching reforms in the wake of the 2010 Affordable Care Act (AC

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  • Eye on the States

    The 2010 Affordable Care Act (ACA) ushered in significant changes to the private health insurance market, including new health insurance exchanges and comprehensive market reforms such as guarant

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  • Consulting & Resources

    With full implementation of the ACA in 2014, state regulators, consumer advocates and policymakers needed real-time policy expertise and technical assistance to keep up with the significant chang

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  • Funding Sources

    The Center on Health Insurance Reforms operates within Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy. In the last several years, CHIR faculty have received support from: Foundations T

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