Health Reform News

The California Health Care Landscape

This fact sheet provides an overview of population health, health coverage, and the health care delivery system in California in the era of health ref...
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The ‘Private Option’ Medicaid Expansion in Arkansas Has Helped Reduce the Uninsured Rate ...

A new issue brief from the Kaiser Family Foundation finds that Arkansas’ “private option” Medicaid expansion has helped reduce the number of uni...
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A Look at the Private Option in Arkansas

Based on stakeholder interviews and early data on coverage, reduced uncompensated care costs, and other topics, this issue brief provides an initial l...
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Will GOP Candidates’ Positions on Obamacare Matter in Crowded Field?

In this column for The Wall Street Journal's Think Tank, Drew Altman analyzes the politics of Republican Affordable Care Act replacement plans and the...
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Analysis Estimates 1 in 4 Employers Offering Health Benefits Could Be Affected by the ...

Share of Potentially-Affected Employers Could Grow to 30% in 2023, 42% in 2028, Analysis Finds New projections from the Kaiser Family Foundation estim...
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How Many Employers Could be Affected by the Cadillac Plan Tax?

As fall approaches, we can expect to hear more about how employers are adapting their health plans for 2016 open enrollments. One topic likely to garn...
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Kaiser Health Tracking Poll: The Public’s Views on the ACA

This interactive chart allows users to track public opinion on the Affordable Care Act, from the inception of the law to the present, for subgroups ba...
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Most Say They Can Afford Their Prescription Drugs, But One in Four Say Paying is Difficult, ...

Large Bipartisan Majorities Support Range of Policy Changes They Believe Would Curb Drug Costs Opinion on the Affordable Care Act Remains Largely Unch...
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Kaiser Health Tracking Poll: August 2015

With renewed discussion of the high cost of prescription drugs recently, the August Kaiser Health Tracking poll finds that most Americans feel that dr...
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At CMS, the Mission Is Broader Than Medicare and Medicaid

In his latest column for The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman discusses whether the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services...
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At CMS, the Mission Is Broader Than Medicare and Medicaid

In his latest column for The Wall Street Journal's Think Tank, Drew Altman discusses whether the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' broad new...
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Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Access to and Utilization of Care among Insured Adults

This analysis based on data from the 2014 Kaiser Survey of Low-Income Americans examines differences in access to and utilization of care for Black an...
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2015 Survey of Health Insurance Marketplace Assister Programs and Brokers

This nationwide survey analysis of Marketplace consumer assistance programs and brokers examines the nature of Marketplace assistance during the secon...
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New Survey Examines Assistance Provided to Consumers During Second Affordable Care Act Open ...

A new Kaiser Family Foundation survey of insurance brokers and assistance programs examines the help they provided to consumers during the 2015 open e...
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Survey Finds Many Primary Care Physicians Have Negative Views of the Use of Quality Metrics and ...

Primary Care Providers View Health IT as Improving Quality, But Tilt Negatively on ACOs Half of the nation’s primary care physicians view the in...
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Primary Care Providers’ Views Of Recent Trends In Health Care Delivery And Payment

A new survey from The Commonwealth Fund and The Kaiser Family Foundation asked primary care providers—physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician...
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Preventive Services Covered by Private Health Plans under the Affordable Care Act

This fact sheet, Preventive Services Covered by Private Health Plans under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), examines the types of preventive services or...
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The Connection Between Health Coverage and Income Security

Using data from a new Kaiser Family Foundation panel survey following the uninsured in California who gained coverage since 2010, Drew Altman’s ...
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The Connection Between Health Coverage and Income Security

In this column in The Wall Street Journal's Think Tank, Drew Altman shows how expanding health coverage and improving economic security for working Am...
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