Health Reform News

CMS begins renewal process on Healthcare.gov contract

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is in the early stages of looking at new vendors to potentially take over operation of Healthcare.gov, ...
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Is private exchange litigation only a matter of time?

While just over half of employers in a recent survey said it was very important for a private exchange to accept ERISA fiduciary responsibilities for ...
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Learn the ‘business of religion’

Commentary: Blogger Sam Fleet reminds benefit advisers that religious institutions need benefits, too. Here are some special considerations to take in...
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‘The time is now’ for selling voluntary products

Employees are craving voluntary benefits to offset high deductible plans, yet many say they haven’t been offered any new options since the ACA be...
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Employees' interest in financial planning grows

A new study shows that people in the workplace have a greater sense of urgency around improving their finances, with 23% reporting high or overwhelmin...
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How do you measure ACA enrollment success?

As Covered California announces the rate at which agents enrolled consumers on the state-run public exchange, two different realities are emerging fro...
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The Utah Health Care Landscape

This fact sheet provides an overview of the population health, health coverage, and health care delivery in Utah in the era of health reform....
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The Affordable Care Act’s Impact on Medicaid Eligibility, Enrollment, and Benefits for People ...

Medicaid is an important source of health insurance coverage for people with disabilities. This issue brief explains how Medicaid eligibility and ben...
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Those Long Lines To Enroll In The ACA

In this Policy Insight, Kaiser Family Foundation President and CEO Drew Altman discusses the need for community based outreach to enroll the long term...
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The Uninsured at the Starting Line in Missouri: Missouri findings from the 2013 Kaiser Survey ...

Based on a baseline survey of low-income Americans and the Affordable Care Act (ACA), this report, The Uninsured at the Starting Line in Missouri, pro...
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How Will the Uninsured Fare Under the Affordable Care Act?

This report explains how the ACA expands coverage nationally, including a breakdown of how many uninsured people are eligible for Medicaid, how many a...
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State Fiscal Conditions and Medicaid: 2014 Update

This issue brief provides an overview of Medicaid financing, Medicaid’s role in state budgets, the relationship between Medicaid and the economy and...
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Medicaid Expansion Through Premium Assistance: Arkansas, Iowa, and Pennsylvania’s Proposals ...

Arkansas, Iowa, and Pennsylvania have proposed implementing the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA’s) Medicaid expansion by using Medicaid funds as premiu...
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State Demonstration Proposals to Integrate Care and Align Financing and/or Administration for ...

This map shows the current status of the state demonstration proposals to integrate care and align financing for beneficiaries eligible for both Medic...
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The Coverage Gap: Uninsured Poor Adults in States that Do Not Expand Medicaid

The expansion of Medicaid eligibility under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) fills in historical gaps in coverage for adults and is a key piece of the co...
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A Tale of Two Siblings, the ACA, and the Supreme Court

In a column published on The Huffington Post, Kaiser Family Foundation President and CEO Drew Altman shows how the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to ...
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How Will the Uninsured in New Hampshire Fare Under the Affordable Care Act?

This state report explains how the ACA expands coverage in New Hampshire, including a breakdown of how many uninsured people are eligible for Medicaid...
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Kaiser Health Policy News Index: March 2014

The Kaiser Health Policy News Index is designed to help journalists and policymakers understand which health policy-related news stories Americans are...
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How Much Financial Assistance Are People Receiving Under the Affordable Care Act?

This analysis examines the amount of financial assistance that people have qualified for through premium tax credits in the new health insurance marke...
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