Health Reform News

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 small group market,...
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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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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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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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Costs and Outcomes of Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders in the U.S.

This slideshow looks at costs and outcomes of mental health and substance use disorders in the United States....
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It’s Not Obamacare Anymore. It’s Our National Health-Care System.

In this Washington Post op-ed, Drew Altman and Larry Levitt discuss why the latest Republican effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act f...
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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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