Health Reform News

If Health Insurance Subsidies Are Struck Down, States Will Need Time

In this column for The Wall Street Journal's Think Tank, Drew Altman explores a practical timetable for state action if the Supreme Court rules in fav...
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The Coverage Provisions in the Affordable Care Act: An Update

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) includes numerous reforms to the individual and group health insurance markets, expands Medicaid to more low-income adul...
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ACA 101: What You Need To Know

On Friday, March 6, 2014, the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Alliance for Health Reform host an ACA 101 briefing on the Affordable Care Act. The br...
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New Kaiser Policy Insight and Issue Brief Examine Policy Implications and Legal Arguments in ...

With the Supreme Court set to hear oral arguments in King v. Burwell on March 4, a new Policy Insight from the Kaiser Family Foundation’s Larry ...
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Are Premium Subsidies Available in States with a Federally-run Marketplace? A Guide to the ...

This issue brief examines the major questions raised by King v. Burwell, explains the parties’ legal arguments, and considers the potential effects ...
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Insurance Markets in a Post-King World

This perspective addresses how insurance markets might respond if the US Supreme Court sides with the plaintiffs in the King v. Burwell case. The case...
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Medicare Spending Cuts and Hospital Productivity Gains

In his latest column for The Wall Street Journal‘s Think Tank, Drew Altman and guest co-author Dana Goldman examine hospital productivity gains,...
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Medicare Spending Cuts and Hospital Productivity Gains

In this column for The Wall Street Journal's Think Tank, Drew Altman and guest co-author Dana Goldman examine hospital productivity gains, and what th...
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The Health-Care Enrollment Story Is in the States

In his latest column for The Wall Street Journal‘s Think Tank, Drew Altman examines the variation among states beneath the national Affordable C...
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The Health-Care Enrollment Story Is in the States

In this column for The Wall Street Journal's Think Tank, Drew Altman examines the variation among states beneath the national Affordable Care Act’s ...
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Web Briefing for Journalists: Key Issues Around Medicaid Expansion Efforts in the States

To help reporters understand the national landscape and issues surrounding the Medicaid expansion, KFF holds a web briefing exclusively for journalist...
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The ACA and Medicaid Expansion Waivers

This brief focuses on Section 1115 Medicaid demonstration waivers related to implementation of the ACA Medicaid expansion (eligible for ACA enhanced m...
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Are Uninsured Adults Who Could Gain Medicaid Coverage Working?

As additional states consider whether to implement the ACA Medicaid expansion, some have raised pursuing waiver authority to tie Medicaid eligibility ...
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An Overview of Actions Taken by State Lawmakers Regarding the Medicaid Expansion

The ACA Medicaid expansion has garnered different responses from statelawmakers - Democratics and Republicans as well as governors and legislatures. W...
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New Reports Analyze Cost Sharing in 2015 ACA Marketplace Plans in 37 States

Charts Examine Savings from Subsidies at Stake in U.S. Supreme Court Case Cost-sharing subsidies under the Affordable Care Act can substantially reduc...
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Cost-Sharing Subsidies in Federal Marketplace Plans

This brief and the accompanying slides examine reduction of cost sharing - deductibles, copayments and coinsurance - in the Affordable Care Act's (ACA...
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The Cost of Care with Marketplace Coverage

This brief and accompanying slides examine cost sharing - deductibles, copayments and coinsurance - in 2015 insurance plans sold on the Affordable Ca...
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Medicare Spending Peaks at Age 96  

In his latest column for The Wall Street Journal‘s Think Tank, Drew Altman discusses the implications of a Kaiser finding: per capita Medicare s...
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