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A Comparison of the Availability and Cost of Coverage for Workers in Small Firms and Large ...

Small and large firms vary substantially on health insurance offer rates and costs. This brief expands on information presented in the 2015 Kaiser/HR...
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What New Data Tell Us About Doctor Choice

Is choice of doctors eroding? Drew Altman explores the rhetoric versus reality and why the issue resonates with Americans, in his latest column for Th...
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What New Data Tell Us About Doctor Choice

Drew Altman explores the rhetoric versus reality on whether choice of doctors is eroding and why the issue resonates with Americans, in this column fo...
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The Affordable Care Act Doesn’t Rank Highly As an Issue for Voters in the Presidential Primaries

Despite Anecdotal Reports about Narrow Networks, 87% of Working-Age Adults with Insurance Are Satisfied With Their Plan’s Choice of Doctors; 12%...
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Marketplace Health Plan Options for People with HIV Under the ACA: An approach to more ...

Based on an analysis of 300 possible scenarios, this brief estimates costs HIV positive individuals might expect to face when enrolled in marketplace ...
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New Analysis Finds Marketplace Plans with Lowest Premiums Are Often Not the Most Cost-Effective ...

Among 300 Enrollment Options Examined, an HIV Positive Enrollee Could Save $4,000 on Average by Assessing a Fuller Range of Costs A new Kaiser Family ...
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Kaiser Health Tracking Poll: January 2016

Despite the ongoing debate between Republican lawmakers and President Obama on the future of the 2010 health care law, the January Kaiser Health Track...
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Candidate Policy Plans Resonate More With Democrats. Here’s Why.

As primary election voting approaches, Drew Altman examines whether there is a difference between Democratic and Republican voters when it comes to ho...
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Candidate Policy Plans Resonate More With Democrats. Here’s Why.

In this column for The Wall Street Journal's Think Tank, Drew Altman examines whether there is a difference between Democratic and Republican voters w...
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Data Note: Abbreviated January 2016 Health Tracking Poll Topline

This is an abbreviated topline for the upcoming January 2016 Kaiser Health Tracking Poll.  It contains the survey questions addressed in Drew Altman&...
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New Estimates of Eligibility for ACA Coverage among the Uninsured

Under the Affordable Care Act, as of 2014, Medicaid coverage is extended to low-income adults in states that have opted to expand eligibility, and tax...
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The Coverage Gap: Uninsured Poor Adults in States that Do Not Expand Medicaid – An Update

In states that do not implement the Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), many adults will fall into a “coverage gap” of earning...
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Medicaid Expansion in Michigan

This fact sheet describes Michigan’s 1115 waiver demonstration project, Healthy Michigan, which expands the State’s Medicaid program under the Aff...
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Workplace Wellness Programs Characteristics and Requirements

This issue brief summarizes what’s known about workplace wellness programs offered by employers today and the use of financial incentives to encoura...
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Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton, and Medicare for All

In his latest column for The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman explores the differing positions of presidential candidates Hillary Clin...
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Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton, and Medicare for All

In this column for The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman explores the differing positions of presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and...
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Few Uninsured Know Date of Pending Deadline for Obtaining Marketplace Coverage; Many Say They ...

Most Democrats Like Medicare-for-All, But Very Few Say the Issue Will Drive Their Votes in the 2016 Elections Similar to Last Month, More Hold Unfavor...
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Kaiser Health Tracking Poll: December 2015

The ACA’s third open enrollment will come to a close at the end of January and the December Kaiser Health Tracking Poll finds that only 7 percent of...
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Survey of Kentucky Residents on State Health Policy

This survey of Kentucky residents gauges their views on health care policy in the state, including their preferences for the future of the Medicaid ex...
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