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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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How Single Payer Helps Republicans Change the Subject

In this Axios column, Drew Altman analyzes the political pros and cons of single payer for Democrats and whether it will shift the focus from the Rep...
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Section 1115 Medicaid Demonstration Waivers: A Look at the Current Landscape of Approved and ...

Section 1115 Medicaid demonstration waivers provide states an avenue to test new approaches in Medicaid that differ from federal program rules. Waiver...
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Medicaid: What We Learned From the Recent Debate and What to Watch for in September 2017

The inclusion of major Medicaid changes in both the American Health Care Act (AHCA) that passed in the House and the Better Care Reconciliation Act (B...
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How to Keep ACA Stabilization Narrow

In this column for Axios, Drew Altman discusses the main challenges for members and media coverage as members take up the issue of stabilization of th...
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Coverage and Care Pathways for People with HIV: A New Baseline

This issue brief provides a snapshot of access to health care for people with HIV today as a marker for gauging coverage changes going forward. ...
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Data Note: Strongly Held Views on the ACA

Since the passage of the Affordable Care Act in 2010, Kaiser Family Foundation polling has found the public divided in their overall views of the law....
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Analysis: Strong Favorable Views of ACA Increased in Spring 2017, Strong Unfavorable Views ...

Since the passage of the Affordable Care Act in 2010, Kaiser Family Foundation polling has found the public divided in their overall views of the law ...
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Counties at Risk of Having No Insurer on the Marketplace (Exchange) in 2018

This map shows the counties at risk of having no insurer on the marketplace (exchange), created by the Affordable Care Act, in 2018, based on a Kaiser...
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Section 1115 Medicaid Expansion Waivers: A Look at Key Themes and State Specific Waiver Provisions

This issue brief focuses on Section 1115 waivers that implement the ACA’s Medicaid expansion and highlights themes in approved, pending, and denied ...
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Kaiser Health Tracking Poll – August 2017: The Politics of ACA Repeal and Replace Efforts

Following the U.S. Senate’s failed vote on the “skinny repeal”, the latest Kaiser Health Tracking Poll finds that the majority of the public say...
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Poll: Large Majority of the Public, Including Half of Republicans and Trump Supporters, Say the ...

Most Republicans Are “Disappointed” But Not “Angry” That Repeal-and-Replace Legislation Did Not Pass Senate After the Senate’s failure to pa...
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Early Analysis of 21 Major Cities Tracks ACA Marketplace Premium Changes, Insurer ...

As insurers grapple with continuing uncertainty surrounding 2018 Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplaces, a new Kaiser Family Foundation analysis of in...
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The ACA Stability “Crisis” In Perspective

In this column for Axios, Drew Altman presents new data analysis showing how many people are impacted by premium increases in the non-group market, a...
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An Early Look at 2018 Premium Changes and Insurer Participation on ACA Exchanges

This analysis looks at preliminary premiums and insurer participation in Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplaces, noting the effects of uncertainty sur...
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JAMA Forum: Has Obamacare Become Trumpcare?

With the effort to repeal or replace the Affordable Care Act seemingly on hold or even dead, Larry Levitt discusses what the Trump administration coul...
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Proposed Changes to Medicaid Expansion in Kentucky

On June 22, 2016, Governor Bevin released his proposed Section 1115 demonstration waiver application called Kentucky HEALTH (Helping to Engage and Ach...
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What’s the Near-Term Outlook for the Affordable Care Act?

With congressional Republicans’ efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act on hold, a new issue brief from the Kaiser Family Foundation answers quest...
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What’s the Near-Term Outlook for the Affordable Care Act?

If Congress abandons efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), President Trump has said he would “let Obamacare fail.” This Q&#...
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