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American Health Care Act (AHCA) Quiz

On May 4, 2017, the US House of Representatives approved the American Health Care Act (AHCA), legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Ac...
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Analysis: 6.3 Million People with Pre-Existing Conditions Would Be at Risk for Higher Premiums ...

A new Kaiser Family Foundation analysis estimates that 6.3 million people — 23 percent of 27.4 million non-elderly adults with a gap of several ...
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Gaps in Coverage Among People With Pre-Existing Conditions

The American Health Care Act (AHCA), which has passed the House of Representatives, contains a controversial provision that would allow states to waiv...
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No, Medicaid Isn’t Broken

With Medicaid about to be a focal point of debate in the Senate, Drew Altman's Axios column looks at why the idea that the program is broken is more u...
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What is at Stake in ACA Repeal and Replace for People with HIV?

This brief explores the potential implications of different ACA repeal scenarios and related administrative actions on people with HIV. ...
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Compare Proposals to Replace The Affordable Care Act

President Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress have committed to repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act (ACA). How do their replacement p...
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Brief Examines Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending for Seniors and People with Disabilities, Which ...

Medicaid coverage of acute and long-term care for more than 6 million low-income seniors and 10 million nonelderly people with disabilities accounts f...
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Primas y créditos impositivos bajo la Ley de Cuidado de Salud Asequible (ACA) vs el American ...

Estos mapas comparan los estimados de los créditos impositivos que los consumidores recibirían para pagar las primas en 2020, por condado, bajo la L...
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State Variation in Medicaid Per Enrollee Spending for Seniors and People with Disabilities

This issue brief explains the variation in Medicaid spending per enrollee for seniors, nonelderly adults with disabilities, and children with disabili...
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Premiums and Tax Credits Under the Affordable Care Act vs. ...

Compare county-level estimates of premiums and premium tax credits consumers would receive under the Affordable Care Act in 2020 with what they’d re...
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Poll: Majority Opposes Hard-Ball Negotiating Tactics to Replace the Affordable Care Act, But ...

Somewhat More Want President Trump and Republicans to Continue Working on ACA Repeal and Replace than Want Them to Move onto Other Priorities With Pre...
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Kaiser Health Tracking Poll – Late April 2017: The Future of the ACA and Health Care ...

With the ongoing debate about the future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the latest tracking poll examines the public awareness of and attitudes abo...
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The Effects of Ending the Affordable Care Act’s Cost-Sharing Reduction Payments

This analysis estimates that total federal spending on Affordable Care Act marketplace subsidies would rise $2.3 billion, or 23 percent, in 2018 if pa...
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Federal Government Could See Net Increase of $2. ...

Ceasing payments for the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) cost-sharing reduction program could save $10 billion, but cost an additional $12.3 billion in ...
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Analysis: Insurer Financial Indicators Show Signs of Stabilizing After Transition to ACA ...

A new Kaiser Family Foundation analysis of key insurer financial indicators suggests that the individual insurance market showed signs of stabilizing ...
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Insurer Financial Performance in the Early Years of the Affordable Care Act

This data note looks at trends in insurer financial performance in the individual market, as the Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplaces were establish...
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Why Trump’s Dealmaking Model Doesn’t Fit Health Care Policy

In this column as an Axios contributor, Drew Altman discusses President Trump's threat to withhold cost sharing subsidies and questions whether his ap...
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JAMA Forum: Is the Affordable Care Act Imploding?

In this April 2017 post, Larry Levitt discusses the current status of the Affordable Care Act's health insurance marketplaces, and explains how the Tr...
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A Warning From the Polls About Letting Obamacare “Explode”

In this column for Axios, Drew Altman sees a warning for the Trump administration and Republicans in the latest Kaiser Tracking Poll: the more they do...
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Web Briefing for Journalists – ACA Cost-Sharing Subsidies: How One Decision Could Disrupt ...

Premiums, insurer choice, and overall stability of 2018 Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplaces could be affected by decisions from Congress and the Tr...
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