Percent who say "Health insurance is something I need"
As of May 30, 2013View Data
- The Impact of Current State Medicaid Expansion Decisions on Coverage by Race and Ethnicity
- Beyond Rebates: How Much Are Consumers Saving from the ACA’s Medical Loss Ratio Provision?
- Key Lessons from Medicaid and CHIP for Outreach and Enrollment Under the Affordable Care Act
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A central goal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is to significantly reduce the number of uninsured by providing a continuum of affordable coverage options through Medicaid and new Health Insurance Exchanges.
Following the June 2012 Supreme Court decision, states face a decision about whether to adopt the Medicaid expansion. These decisions will have enormous consequences for health coverage for the low-income population.
June 2013 | Policy Insights
The Affordable Care Act's Medical Loss Ratio (MLR) provision saved consumers in the individual market an estimated $2.1 billion last year, the bulk of it in lower premium costs, according to a new analysis by the Kaiser Family Foundation's Cynthia Cox, Gary Claxton, and Larry Levitt.
June 2013 | Drew Altman
In his latest post, Kaiser President and CEO Drew Altman writes that getting the health reform law's story right will be nearly as difficult as implementation of the law itself and outlines four major challenges all news organizations will face. The post was adapted from a column Dr. Altman wrote for Politico.View All Perspectives