Health Reform News

Report Provides Insights from Consumer Assisters on Improving Affordable Care Act’s Next Open ...

A new report from the Kaiser Family Foundation and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation captures insights from those who helped consumers navigate the Affor...
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White 'uniquely qualified' as new Aflac U.S. president

Kenneth Janke, previously president, will return full time to his role as deputy chief financial officer as Theresa White, keynote speaker from EBA's ...
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From the ocean to the office: Never, ever give up

As the obesity epidemic and overall sedentary lifestyle continue to cripple the American workforce – drastically increasing health care costs ...
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Has the ACA guaranteed benefit advisers job security?

Health care reform has presented employers plenty of new challenges to grapple with when it comes to offering health care coverage, and, many say, has...
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NAHU sets sights on 'long-term change' to improve health care process

With a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, NAHU amps up broker education efforts on how to implement value-based health plans. CEO Janet Tr...
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5 root causes of disengagement

The one-size-fits-all communications approach is ending, but employee engagement is still an issue for many employers. Alison Davis, of employee commu...
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Taking Stock and Taking Steps: A Report from the Field after the First Year of Marketplace ...

This report summarizes experiences of Marketplace assistance programs as they helped consumers enroll in coverage during the first Open Enrollment per...
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Why Public Interest Is Cooling in Obamacare as a Political Story 

In his latest column for The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman reviews indicators pointing to the Affordable Care Act cooling as a front...
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The Georgia 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 Georgi...
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Why Public Interest Is Cooling in Obamacare as a Political Story

In this column for The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman reviews indicators pointing to the Affordable Care Act cooling as a front-page ...
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Understanding How States Access the ACA Enhanced Medicaid Match Rates

This brief reviews the rules around the enhanced federal medical assistance percentages (FMAP) provided in the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the process ...
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Connecting Consumers to Coverage: Lessons Learned from Assisters for Successful Outreach and ...

This brief highlights the experiences of Navigators and other Marketplace consumer assistance programs under the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) in co...
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Coverage for Abortion Services and the ACA

This issue brief, Coverage of Abortion Services and the Affordable Care Act (ACA), summarizes the major coverage provisions of the ACA that are releva...
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Low-Wage Workers Feel the Pinch on Health Insurance

In this column for The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman explores how low-wage firms and their workers are faring in the employer-based ...
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How Will the Uninsured in Pennsylvania Fare Under the Affordable Care Act?

This state report explains how the ACA expands coverage in Pennsylvania, including a breakdown of how many uninsured people are eligible for Medicaid,...
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The Utah Health Care Landscape

This fact sheet provides an overview of the population health, health coverage, and health care delivery in Utah in the era of health reform....
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The Federal Courts’ Role in Implementing the Affordable Care Act

This issue brief examines the federal courts' role to date in interpreting and affecting implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), with a focus...
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In Employer Health Insurance Costs, Stability Is the New Normal

In his latest column for The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman looks at the sharply slower growth in premiums for employer health benefi...
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 In Employer Health Insurance Costs, Stability Is The New Normal

In his latest column for The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman looks at the sharply slower growth in premiums for employer health benefi...
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