Health Reform News

JAMA Forum: The Health Care Law that Continues to Escape Death

In this November 2017 post for The JAMA Forum, Larry Levitt reviews the status of the Affordable Care Act following actions by the Trump administratio...
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Kaiser Health Tracking Poll – November 2017: The Politics of Health Insurance Coverage, ACA ...

This month marks the start of the ACA's fifth open enrollment period and finds three in ten of the public saying they haven't heard anything at all ab...
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Poll: Half of the Public Would Blame the Trump Administration if Fewer People Enroll in ...

Majorities of Democrats, Independents and Republicans Would Support Allowing People Younger Than Age 65 to Buy into Medicare Half (50%) of the public ...
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Poll: Ahead of House Tax Reform Vote, Americans are More Likely to Rank Children’s Health ...

Most of the Public Initially Favors Getting Rid of the ACA’s Individual Mandate As Part of Tax Reform, But Some Become Opponents When Presented with...
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Kaiser Health Tracking Poll – November 2017: The Role of Health Care in the Republican Tax Plan

As Republicans in Congress continue efforts to pass tax reform, the November Kaiser Health Tracking Poll examines views of the plans and how they rela...
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How Premiums Are Changing In 2018

Maps illustrate how premiums in Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplaces changed for 2018 by looking at the change in the lowest-cost bronze, silver and...
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2018 Renewal Notices – What Marketplace Consumers Need to Know

As Open Enrollment for 2018 coverage gets underway, consumers who have health coverage through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Marketplace are again rec...
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Insurer Participation on ACA Marketplaces, 2014-2018

Since the Affordable Care Act (ACA) health insurance marketplaces opened in 2014, there have been a number of changes in insurance participation as co...
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How the Elections Could Put the Brakes on Anti-ACA Plans

In this Axios column, Drew Altman examines the role of health care in Virginia's elections and the referendum on Medicaid expansion in Maine. His ass...
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ANALYSIS: More than Half of Uninsured People Eligible for Marketplace Insurance Could Pay Less ...

A new Kaiser Family Foundation analysis finds that more than half (54% or 5.9 million) of the 10.7 million people who are uninsured and eligible to ...
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How Many of the Uninsured Can Purchase a Marketplace Plan for Less Than Their Shared ...

For people who are uninsured and eligible for Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplace plans, the analysis compares the cost of a premium for the lowest-...
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Explaining Health Care Reform: Questions About Health Insurance Subsidies

This brief describes health insurance subsidies available through the Affordable Care Act's marketplaces, including premium subsidies that would be pr...
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New Individual Mandate Penalty Calculator Helps Consumers Estimate Their Penalty for Being ...

A new individual mandate penalty calculator from the Kaiser Family Foundation allows consumers to estimate how much they would owe as a tax penalty fo...
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Individual Mandate Penalty Calculator

The Individual Mandate Penalty Calculator estimates your penalty for going uninsured vs. how much you would pay for health insurance coverage on the A...
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Cost-Sharing for Plans Offered in the Federal Marketplace for 2018

This analysis documents average deductibles and out-of-pocket limits for 2018 Affordable Care Act marketplace plans on all metal tiers, including silv...
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Health Insurance Marketplace Calculator

The Health Insurance Marketplace Calculator, updated with 2018 premium data, provides estimates of health insurance premiums and subsidies for people...
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One Big Thing People Don’t Know About Single Payer

In this Axios column, Drew Altman discusses a challenge for single payer which has not received much attention – a large share of the American peopl...
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The Coverage Gap: Uninsured Poor Adults in States that Do Not Expand Medicaid

In states that do not implement the Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), many adults will fall into a “coverage gap” of earning...
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Web Briefing: What Should Consumers Know about ACA Open Enrollment in Kentucky, Tennessee, and ...

The Kaiser Family Foundation will hold a web briefing focusing on key information for individuals shopping for Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplace c...
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