Health Reform News

Issue Brief Looks At Experiences of People with HIV With Health Coverage Under the ACA

A new Kaiser Family Foundation issue brief examines the impact of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on people with HIV in five states – California, Flo...
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Health Insurance Coverage for People with HIV Under the Affordable Care Act: Experiences in ...

To provide greater insight into how Affordable Care Act (ACA) implementation has affected people with HIV during the first year of major insurance exp...
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Web Briefing for Journalists: How ACA’s Employer Requirements and Related Provisions Affect ...

A major piece of the Affordable Care Act will first take effect January 1 when larger employers will be required to offer coverage to their workers or...
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Health and Access to Care and Coverage for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Individuals ...

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals often face challenges and barriers to accessing needed health services and, as a result, ca...
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Majority Favors the Affordable Care Act’s Employer Mandate, But Opinion Can Shift When ...

Recent news stories on the heath law did not attract most Americans’ attention, and many are unaware of details and implications of the developments...
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Medicaid Expansion in Red States

In this column for The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman explains that Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam's decision on Medicaid expansion via t...
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Kaiser Health Policy News Index: December 2014

Other than the big stories of Ferguson, Ebola and ISIS, the only other news which captured a majority of the public’s attention this month was Presi...
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Kaiser Health Policy Tracking Poll: December 2014

With many of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) major provisions taking effect this past year, the December Kaiser Health Tracking Poll finds that many...
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Health Tracking Poll: Exploring the Public’s Views on the Affordable Care Act (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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Web Briefing: Early Impacts of the Medicaid Expansion for the Homeless Population

The Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion provides a significant opportunity to increase health coverage and improve access to care for individua...
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ACA employer mandate in action: Avoiding the missteps of 2014

The employer mandate will be in effect for many employers in a matter of weeks. And one thing is certain; the most detrimental compliance strategy is ...
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Health plan renewal delays skyrocket

Delaying health plan renewals appears to be the new normal under the Affordable Care Act, especially for small businesses....
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How to master the fee-for-service model

Commentary: Are you ready to move from opaque, largely hidden commission compensation to fully transparent fee compensation? The time is now, says col...
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New non-insurance benefits hit the market

More employers are offering products like roadside assistance and telemedicine to their employees, as well as new voluntary offerings not seen before....
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How to double your income in 12 months

If you want to significantly increase your business in 2015 you will have to make some decisions, says columnist Mel Schlesinger, who shares five step...
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ACA reporting requirements are around the corner: Are you ready?

Starting in 2015, employer reporting requirements under the Affordable Care Act will take effect. But are HR and benefit departments up to the task? H...
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Proposed Medicaid Expansion in New Hampshire

This fact sheet provides a summary of the waiver request in New Hampshire. New Hampshire has already implemented the ACA Medicaid expansion, but stat...
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New Spanish-Language Cartoon and Calculator to Help Consumers Understand Health Insurance

The Kaiser Family Foundation today released two new Spanish-language tools to help consumers better understand health insurance as they shop for plans...
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El seguro de salud, explicado: ¡los YouToons lo tienen cubierto!

En Español El seguro de salud, explicado: ¡los YouToons lo tienen cubierto! desglosa conceptos de seguros como primas, deducibles y redes de proveed...
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