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Premiums and Tax Credits Under the Affordable Care Act vs. ...

Compare county-level estimates of premiums and premium tax credits consumers would receive under the Affordable Care Act in 2020 with what they’d re...
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Poll: Majority Opposes Hard-Ball Negotiating Tactics to Replace the Affordable Care Act, But ...

Somewhat More Want President Trump and Republicans to Continue Working on ACA Repeal and Replace than Want Them to Move onto Other Priorities With Pre...
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Kaiser Health Tracking Poll – Late April 2017: The Future of the ACA and Health Care ...

With the ongoing debate about the future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the latest tracking poll examines the public awareness of and attitudes abo...
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The Effects of Ending the Affordable Care Act’s Cost-Sharing Reduction Payments

This analysis estimates that total federal spending on Affordable Care Act marketplace subsidies would rise $2.3 billion, or 23 percent, in 2018 if pa...
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Federal Government Could See Net Increase of $2. ...

Ceasing payments for the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) cost-sharing reduction program could save $10 billion, but cost an additional $12.3 billion in ...
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Analysis: Insurer Financial Indicators Show Signs of Stabilizing After Transition to ACA ...

A new Kaiser Family Foundation analysis of key insurer financial indicators suggests that the individual insurance market showed signs of stabilizing ...
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Insurer Financial Performance in the Early Years of the Affordable Care Act

This data note looks at trends in insurer financial performance in the individual market, as the Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplaces were establish...
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Why Trump’s Dealmaking Model Doesn’t Fit Health Care Policy

In this column as an Axios contributor, Drew Altman discusses President Trump's threat to withhold cost sharing subsidies and questions whether his ap...
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JAMA Forum: Is the Affordable Care Act Imploding?

In this April 2017 post, Larry Levitt discusses the current status of the Affordable Care Act's health insurance marketplaces, and explains how the Tr...
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A Warning From the Polls About Letting Obamacare “Explode”

In this column for Axios, Drew Altman sees a warning for the Trump administration and Republicans in the latest Kaiser Tracking Poll: the more they do...
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Web Briefing for Journalists – ACA Cost-Sharing Subsidies: How One Decision Could Disrupt ...

Premiums, insurer choice, and overall stability of 2018 Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplaces could be affected by decisions from Congress and the Tr...
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Estimates: Average ACA Marketplace Premiums for Silver Plans Would Need to Increase by 19% to ...

A new Kaiser Family Foundation analysis finds that the average premium for a benchmark silver plan in Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplaces would nee...
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Governors’ Proposed Budgets for FY 2018: Focus on Medicaid and Other Health Priorities

This report provides Medicaid highlights from governors’ proposed budgets for state fiscal year (FY) 2018, which runs from July 1, 2017 through June...
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Three Quarters of the Public, Including a Majority of Trump Supporters, Want President Trump to ...

Americans See Many Factors Behind AHCA’s Failure, But Few Republicans Blame President Trump Despite divided views about the Affordable Care Act, thr...
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Kaiser Health Tracking Poll – April 2017: The Fall of the AHCA and Next Steps for the ACA

The latest Kaiser Health Tracking Poll, fielded right after the U.S. House cancelled its vote on a plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act ...
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Don’t Expect Medicaid Work Requirements to Make a Big Difference

Under the Trump Administration, some Republican governors may look to move their Medicaid programs in a more conservative direction. In his latest col...
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U.S. Public Opinion on Health Care Reform, 2017

This slideshow supports a Visualizing Health Policy infographic with JAMA, spotlighting public opinion on health reform in the United States as of 201...
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Visualizing Health Policy: U.S. Public Opinion on Health Care Reform, 2017

This slideshow supports a Visualizing Health Policy infographic with JAMA, spotlighting public opinion on health reform in the United States as of 201...
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Visualizing Health Policy: U.S. Public Opinion on Health Care Reform, 2017

This Visualizing Health Policy infographic with JAMA spotlights public opinion on health reform in the United States as of 2017, including priorities ...
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Impact of Cost Sharing Reductions on Deductibles and Out-Of-Pocket Limits

This note illustrates the impact of the cost-sharing reductions in current law by looking at how they affect average deductibles and out-of-pocket max...
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