Health Reform Toolkit Series

This Health Reform Toolkit Series is designed to share examples, templates, experiences, and lessons learned from Massachusetts’ implementation of health reform to help states plan, build, and implement elements of the ACA.  Each toolkit will include a written narrative “guide” as well as a variety of primary source documents: organizational structures, job descriptions, requests for proposals (RFPs) and quotations (RFQs), and other work products from Massachusetts’ health reform implementation experience. This series was jointly funded with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.   

March 13, 2012

This toolkit offers resources to help states design and implement effective education, outreach, and enrollment approaches for populations newly eligible for health coverage. (3/2012)

December 20, 2011

This toolkit offers resources to help states plan and implement a successful risk mitigation strategy for the state's health exchange. 

November 29, 2011

This toolkit offers resources to help states determine health benefit designs to be offered on state health insurance exchanges. (11/2011)

May 31, 2011

This toolkit offers resources to help states design and realize a successful public education and marketing campaign to support the implementation of health reform.  Click here for accompanying audio, video and print resources.

April 5, 2011

The first in the Health Reform Toolkit Series, this toolkit offers resources to help states plan, build, and implement health insurance exchange websites. The series is designed to share examples, templates, experiences, and lessons learned from Massachusetts implementation with other states working on the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. Each toolkit includes a written narrative "guide"" as well as a variety of primary source documents: organizational structures