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Premiums and Tax Credits under the Affordable Care Act vs. ...

This map compares county-level projections of premiums and tax credits for marketplace enrollees under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2020 with esti...
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Senate Health Bill Proposes Big Changes to Medicaid Beyond Repealing and Replacing the ACA

The Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) under consideration in Congress includes provisions that would fundamentally change Medicaid by phasing out ...
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How the Cruz Amendment Might Affect the Marketplace: Applying Different Rules to Competing ...

This analysis examines a draft amendment to the Senate bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act that would exempt some health plans from mar...
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Medicaid Changes in Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) Go Beyond ACA Repeal and Replace

Both the Senate's Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017 (BCRA) and the House's American Health Care Act (AHCA) go beyond repeal and replacement of th...
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Public Opinion on ACA Replacement Plans: Interactive

This interactive includes nationally representative polls of adults in the U.S. that ask about views of plans to replace the Affordable Care Act. See ...
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GOP May Not Be Punished If They Can’t Pass Repeal

In this Axios column, Drew Altman critically examines the conventional wisdom that the Trump and Republican base will punish Republicans if they do no...
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The Health Care Views and Experiences of Rural Americans: Findings from the Kaiser Family ...

In partnership with The Washington Post, the Kaiser Family Foundation conducted the Survey of Rural America to gauge the views and experiences of peop...
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Growing Majority of Americans Oppose Congress’ Plan to Repeal and Replace the Affordable Care Act

Intensity Gap: Democrats are Twice as Enthusiastic about the ACA than Republicans are About Its Replacement Two-Thirds of Public Oppose Major Medicaid...
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Kaiser Health Tracking Poll – July 2017: What’s Next for Republican ACA Repeal and ...

As the U.S. Senate continues to debate their plan to repeal and replace the ACA, the latest Kaiser Family Foundation tracking poll finds the public so...
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Public Wants Republicans to Work with Democrats on Health Care

In this column for Axios, Drew Altman discusses a new poll finding showing substantial support for Republicans to drop repeal and work with Democrats ...
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An Estimated 1.5 Million People with Pre-Existing Conditions Could Face Higher Premiums Under ...

A new analysis from the Kaiser Family Foundation estimates that 1.5 million people with pre-existing conditions could face higher premiums under an am...
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Early 2017 Financial Data Indicate Stabilizing Individual Insurance Market

Insurer financial data through the first quarter of 2017 suggest the individual market has been stabilizing and insurers in this market are regaining ...
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Individual Insurance Market Performance in Early 2017

This brief analyzes first-quarter financial data from 2017 to determine whether recent premium increases were sufficient to bring insurer performance ...
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What Are the Implications for Medicare of the American Health Care Act and the Better Care ...

This issue brief highlights a major implication of the American Health Care Act and Better Care Reconciliation Act for Medicare. Both bills would repe...
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Section 1332 State Innovation Waivers: Current Status and Potential Changes

Section 1332 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) authorizes states to waive key requirements under the law in order to experiment with different health c...
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Data Note: Modestly Strong but Malleable Support for Single-Payer Health Care

The latest Kaiser Health Tracking poll finds that while there has been a modest increase in the public’s level of support for single-payer in recent...
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Association Health Plans for Small Groups and Self-Employed Individuals under the Better Care ...

A provision in the Senate Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA), a bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), would establish associati...
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Kaiser Health Tracking Poll – June 2017: Women’s Health

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires employers to cover the full cost of prescription birth control as part of their health insurance plans. The Jun...
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How the Senate Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) Could Affect Coverage and Premiums for ...

This brief explains the key provisions of the Senate’s Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA), and their effects on adults ages 50-64. The brief als...
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The Republican Base is Getting Less Excited About Health Care

In this Axios column, Drew Altman explains that as Republican policymakers are focused on delivering a repeal of Obamacare for their base, polling sho...
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