JoAnn Volk is a Research Professor at Georgetown University’s Center on Health Insurance Reforms. There she directs research on state and federal regulation and legislation governing private health insurance and markets, including the reforms and health insurance marketplaces under the Affordable Care Act.

Recent Posts by JoAnn Volk

Have Employer Coverage? GOP Proposals Will Affect You Too (Part 2)

The ACA replacement proposals under consideration will affect not just those who rely on Medicaid or marketplace plans, but also the 150 million of us who count on good coverage at work.

Get Health Insurance Through Your Employer? ACA Repeal Will Affect You, Too

Job-based plans offered to employees and their families cover 150 million people in the United States. If the ACA is repealed, they stand to lose critical consumer protections that many have come to expect of their employer plan.

Changing Provider Networks In Marketplace Health Plans: Balancing Affordability And Access To Quality Care

Editor's note: In addition to Sabrina Corlette, JoAnn Volk, Robert Berenson, and Judy Feder coauthored this post.  Twelve percent of the complaints to California’s Department of Managed Health Care this year relate to access to care problems. In New Hampshire, consumers were upset to learn...