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Visualizing Health Policy: Eligibility and Coverage Trends in Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance

This Visualizing Health Policy infographic looks at eligibility and coverage trends in employer-sponsored health insurance. Between 2000 and 2015, the...
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Visualizing Health Policy: Eligibility and Coverage Trends in Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance

This Visualizing Health Policy infographic looks at eligibility and coverage trends in employer-sponsored health insurance. Between 2000 and 2015, the...
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Most Americans Say Federal and State Governments Are Not Doing Enough to Combat Prescription ...

More Than Four in Ten Know Someone Who Has Been Addicted; One in Five a Family Member One in Five Americans Say a Family Member Did Not Get Needed Men...
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Clinton-Sanders Contest Fuels Democratic Support for Expanding Obamacare

In his latest column for The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman discusses how the debate between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders abou...
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Clinton-Sanders Contest Fuels Democratic Support for Expanding Obamacare

In this column for The Wall Street Journal's Think Tank, Drew Altman discusses how the debate between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders about how to ...
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Flint Fallout: Water Supply Safety Now Near Top of Public’s National Health Concerns, ...

After Flint, Public Lacks Confidence in Government’s Ability to Ensure Future Safety of Basic Services In the wake of the lead crisis affecting drin...
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Amid Primary Debate about Universal Coverage, Most Democrats Now Want to Expand the Affordable ...

Voters Rank Health Care Fourth As Issue for Presidential Candidates to Discuss With the Democratic presidential primary featuring a debate about how t...
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Kaiser Health Tracking Poll: April 2016

The April Kaiser Health Tracking Poll examines the role of health care issues in the presidential election. Health care is one of the top four issues ...
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JAMA Forum: Reports of Obamacare’s Demise Are Greatly Exaggerated

In this post for The JAMA Forum, the Kaiser Family Foundation's Larry Levitt discusses UnitedHealth’s exit from Affordable Care Act marketplaces, th...
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The Pennsylvania Health Care Landscape

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) went into full effect on January 1, 2014, ushering in health insurance reforms and new health coverage options in Pennsy...
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Obamacare? Zika? Which Health Stories Americans Actually Follow

In his latest column for The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman analyzes the Kaiser Health Policy News Index to determine which healt...
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Obamacare? Zika? Which Health Stories Americans Actually Follow

In this column for The Wall Street Journal's Think Tank, Drew Altman analyzes the Kaiser Health Policy News Index to determine which health stories in...
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Is ACA Coverage Affordable for Low-Income People? Perspectives from Individuals in Six Cities

This brief presents findings from focus groups with low-income Medicaid and Marketplace enrollees in six cities: Baltimore, MD; Columbus, OH; Oakland,...
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Implementation of the ACA in Kentucky: Lessons Learned to Date and the Potential Effects of ...

This issue brief reviews Kentucky’s experiences expanding coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to highlight lessons learned about what has c...
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Analysis of UnitedHealth Group’s Premiums and Participation in ACA Marketplaces

This analysis looks at how a potential withdrawal by UnitedHealth Group from the Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplaces in 2017 could impact insurer...
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Insurer Competition, Monthly Premiums Could Be Affected in Some Markets if UnitedHealth Group ...

A withdrawal by UnitedHealth Group from the Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplaces in 2017 could have a significant impact on insurer competition and ...
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Characteristics of Remaining Uninsured Men and Potential Strategies to Reach and Enroll them in ...

This brief provides information on remaining nonelderly uninsured men ages 19-64, provides national estimates of their eligibility for ACA coverage op...
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What Paul Ryan’s Stance on 2016 Means for Health Care

In this column for The Wall Street Journal's Think Tank, Drew Altman discusses the implications of Paul Ryan’s decision to rule out being drafted as...
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Paying for Health Coverage: The Challenge of Affording Health Insurance Among Marketplace Enrollees

Affordability of coverage remains a persistent problem for some who have gained coverage as a result of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Using data from...
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