Health Reform News

Medicare’s Role in Health-Care Payment Reform

In his latest column for The Wall Street Journal‘s Think Tank, Drew Altman explores whether Secretary Burwell’s announcement this week abo...
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Medicare’s Role in Health-Care Payment Reform

In this column for The Wall Street Journal's Think Tank, Drew Altman explores whether Secretary Burwell's announcement this week about Medicare's paym...
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New Kaiser Survey Finds Eleven Million Newly Insured Adults As of Mid-December, But Nearly Half ...

Many Of The Remaining Uninsured Say They Didn’t Seek Coverage or Considered It Too Expensive, While Others Were Told (Or Believed) They Were Not Eli...
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Adults who Remained Uninsured at the End of 2014

This report, based on the 2014 Kaiser Survey of Low-Income Americans and the ACA, profiles the adult population that remained uninsured as of Fall 201...
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Proposed Medicaid Expansion in Tennessee

This fact sheet describes Tennessee’s 1115 waiver demonstration project, Insure Tennessee, which expands the State’s Medicaid program under the Af...
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Kaiser Health Policy News Index: January 2015

The January 2015 Kaiser Health Policy News Index finds fewer than 3 in 10 Americans report paying attention to recent health policy news stories; cons...
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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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Kaiser Health Tracking Poll: January 2015

The latest Kaiser Health Tracking Poll finds though few Americans are paying attention to the pending Supreme Court case over whether the health care ...
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Majority of Public Says Congress Should Act to Close Gaps if the Supreme Court Bars Financial ...

Views Mixed on Changes to Definition of Full-Time Work For Employer Mandate, with More Opposed than Supportive, And a Third Saying They Don’t Kn...
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Federal and State Standards for “Essential Community Providers” under the ACA and ...

Safety net providers such as community health centers and family planning clinics have served a significant role in the provision of primary care and ...
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Abortion Coverage in Marketplace Plans, 2015

This brief analyzes state policies and insurer coverage decisions affecting the availability of abortion coverage in 2015 insurance plans offered thro...
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New Kaiser 50-State Survey Provides Data on States’ Medicaid and Children’s Health ...

A new survey from the Kaiser Family Foundation provides a comprehensive look at where states stand with their Medicaid and Children’s Health Insuran...
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Modern Era Medicaid: Findings from a 50-State Survey of Eligibility, Enrollment, Renewal, and ...

This 13th annual 50-state survey of Medicaid and CHIP eligibility, enrollment, renewal, and cost-sharing policies as of January 2015 provides a snapsh...
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January 20 Web Briefing: Modern Era Medicaid and CHIP – Findings from a 50-State Survey of ...

The Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (KCMU) hosts a web briefing to present findings from our 13th annual 50-state survey of Medicaid a...
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Harvard and Growth in Health Care Cost Sharing

In this column for The Wall Street Journal's Think Tank, Drew Altman explains why recent discussion of Harvard University’s introduction of new heal...
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High Health-Care Prices: More Talk Than Action  

In his latest column for The Wall Street Journal‘s Think Tank, Drew Altman explores how price is the major factor that distinguishes the cost of...
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High Health-Care Prices: More Talk Than Action

In this column for The Wall Street Journal's Think Tank, Drew Altman explores how price is the major factor that distinguishes the cost of our health ...
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New Policy Insight Examines Medical Debt Among Insured Consumers

In this new policy insight, Kaiser Family Foundation Senior Fellow Karen Pollitz explores how high cost sharing in health insurance plans can contribu...
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Medical Debt Among Insured Consumers: The Role of Cost Sharing, Transparency, and Consumer ...

This policy insight examines medical debt among insured consumers, exploring how high cost sharing in health insurance plans can contribute, and expla...
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Proposed Medicaid Expansion in Utah

This fact sheet provides a summary of the proposal to expand Medicaid in Utah. This has not been officially submitted to CMS and needs state legislat...
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