A collection of resources on health system performance in Rhode Island.
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Access to Health Care
Rhode Island Policy Information
Traditionally expanded Medicaid (31 states + DC)
State-based marketplace (17 plus DC)
The state is responsible for all marketplace functions, including health plan management, consumer assistance, eligibility and enrollment, financing, and marketing and outreach. The state manages its own marketplace website where individuals can enroll in coverage.
Has not established a public coverage option
Extended 2022 open enrollment
Extended 2022 open enrollment period through Jan. 31, 2022.
Extended the 2018 open enrollment period through Dec. 31, 2017, the 2019 open enrollment period through Dec. 31, 2018, and the 2020 open enrollment period through Dec. 31, 2019. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, enrollment for 2020 was reopened from Mar. 14, 2020 through Apr. 30, 2020. Extended the 2021 open enrollment period through Jan. 23, 2021 and also from Feb. 15, 2021 through Aug. 15, 2021.**
Provides no premium or cost-sharing subsidies
Sets stricter limits on the sale of short-term coverage than the federal government
Prohibits underwritten short-term coverage*
Prohibits non-compliant transitional policies
Does not permit insurers to sell non-compliant transitional policies in the individual market
Does not exempt other coverage from insurance rules
Does not exempt other coverage products from federal and state rules for individual market insurance*
No rules to promote marketplace competition
Has not established a rule to promote a competitive ACA marketplace
Does not require standardized cost-sharing plan design
Does not require participating individual market insurers to offer plans with standardized cost-sharing designs