What KFF’s New Survey May Mean for the Future of ACA Advocacy

Judging by a Kaiser Family Foundation study, it's going to be hard for critics of the Affordable Care to stay on the offensive. And as the anti-ACA fever breaks, funders will be able to do what they do best: grind away year after year to expand this latest part of the social safety net.
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How Are Foundations Pushing to Expand Medicaid?

Medicaid expansion is a highly politicized issue, and you don't see a lot of a big foundation grants that go explicitly to push for expansion in the opt-out states. But make no mistake: plenty of foundation-backed groups are working this front every day, including many state-based organizations.
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California Foundations Push Latino Enrollment in ACA

California has a rough row to hoe as far as the ACA is concerned. They’re just one state, and yet they have an estimated 15% of the uninsured folks in the whole country -- a great many of whom don't speak English. It's an uphill battle, but a number of foundations are stepping up to the challenge.
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A Very Big Number: Blue Shield of California Foundation Announces Fourth Quarter Giving to Support the ACA

The Blue Shield Foundation of California makes no secret of the fact that Affordable Care Act (ACA) implementation is a big interest of theirs. In just the third quarter of 2013, it issued $3.4 million in grants aimed at reinforcing the state’s health care system. And though that might seem like a bundle, let us tell you: it pales in comparison to the BFCF’s fourth-quarter giving.
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