In this column for The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman explores how low-wage firms and their workers are faring in the employer-based health insurance market and how the Affordable Care Act may influence future trends.
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Greater Than AIDS Rolls Out New Speak Out Texas Campaign To Engage LGBT Community in Confronting Silence and Stigma of HIV/AIDS
Media Messages and Community Outreach Respond to High and Rising Rates of HIV Among Gay and Bisexual Men in the State DALLAS, TX – Greater Than AIDS — a leading national public information response to the U.S. domestic HIV/AIDS epidemic – today launched Speak Out Texas, a new campaign developed…
In this column for The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman discusses the President’s commitment of troops to combat the Ebola outbreak and explains the Department of Defense’s widespread role in global health activities.
This state report explains how the ACA expands coverage in Pennsylvania, including a breakdown of how many uninsured people are eligible for Medicaid, how many are eligible for financial assistance to help them buy private insurance in the new Marketplace and how many will not receive any financial assistance at all. The report also details, in specific dollar figures, the income levels at which people in Pennsylvania are eligible for Medicaid or financial assistance in the Marketplace. For states not expanding Medicaid, the report quantifies how many uninsured people fall into the “coverage gap,” meaning they will be ineligible for financial assistance in the Marketplace or for Medicaid in their state despite having an income below the federal poverty level.
This brief provides an overview of the Medicaid Incentives for the Prevention of Chronic Diseases (MIPCD) grants and highlights key findings from the interim evaluation of the program. The brief also places these grants in context of pre-Affordable Care Act (ACA) Medicaid beneficiary incentive programs and proposed programs of states that are incorporating healthy behavior incentives into Medicaid expansion waivers.
This fact sheet provides an overview of the population health, health coverage, and health care delivery in Utah in the era of health reform.
This issue brief examines the federal courts’ role to date in interpreting and affecting implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), with a focus on the provisions that seek to expand access to affordable coverage.
In his latest column for The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman looks at the sharply slower growth in premiums for employer health benefits and what it might mean for the future of employer-sponsored coverage.
In his latest column for The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman looks at the sharply slower growth in premiums for employer health benefits and what it might mean for the future of employer-sponsored coverage. All previous columns by Drew Altman are available online.