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Webinar for Journalists: A Year-End Update on the ACA Rollout & Looking Ahead to 2014

Two and an half months into the open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act, where does the rollout of the law stand with marketplace coverage set to begin on January 1, 2014? Featuring two Kaiser Family Foundation experts–Larry Levitt, Co-Director of the Foundation’s Program for the Study of Health Reform and Private Insurance & Senior Vice President, and Jennifer Tolbert, State Health Policy Director–the webinar touched on some of the major questions as people start using ACA coverage and the end of the open enrollment period on March 31. Most of the hour was devoted to a question and answer session with the participating audience.

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Webinar for Journalists: What Do Consumers Need to Know About Health Reform’s Changes?

As part of the “Covering Health Reform” series, this webinar provided an overview of how the Affordable Care Act’s impact will vary for people in different circumstances, including those currently with employer coverage, those who buy their own insurance and those who are currently uninsured. The Foundation’s State Health Policy Director Jennifer Tolbert and Senior Fellow Karen Pollitz explained the law’s individual mandate, as well as its new coverage options, including new state insurance marketplaces, subsidies for people with low- and moderate incomes, and new rules prohibiting insurers from discriminating based on pre-existing conditions. They answered journalists’ questions about the law as part of the webinar.

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Quality Care for Less Money: Can Regional Successes Go National?

On February 15, the Kaiser Family Foundation hosted an event featuring a PBS documentary with former Washington Post correspondent T.R. Reid – U.S. Health Care: The Good News – which explores efforts to provide low-cost, quality health care in the U.S. The film looks at variations in health spending across…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Health News Index – July/August 2002

Health News Index July/August, 2002 The Health News Index measures public attention to and knowledge about leading health stories covered in the news in June and July, including discussions in Congress about a Medicare prescription drug benefit; a report from the National Institutes of Health on hormone replacement therapy; and…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kaiser/Harvard Health News Index, December 1996

The December 1996 edition of the Kaiser Family Foundation/Harvard Health News Index includes questions about major health issues covered in the news, including questions about California Proposition 215, Mammograms and Teen Drug Use. The survey is based on a national random sample of 1,000 Americans conducted December 13-17, 1996 which…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kaiser/Harvard Health News Index, August 1997

The August, 1997 Kaiser Family Foundation/Harvard Health News Index includes questions about major health issues covered in the news, including questions about the Non-profit and For-profit health care. The survey is based on a national random sample of 1,000 American conducted July 1- 31, 1997. The Health News Index is…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kaiser/Harvard Health News Index, March/April 1998

Health News Index March/April, 1998 The March/April 1998 edition of the Kaiser Family Foundation/Harvard Health News Index includes questions about major health issues covered in the news, including questions about Cancer and Social Security. The survey is based on a national random sample of 1,201 Americans conducted April 17-27, 1998…

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Kaiser/Harvard Health News Index January/February 1999

Health News Index January/February, 1999 The January/February 1999 edition of the Kaiser Family Foundation/Harvard Health News Index includes questions about major health stories covered in the news, including questions about the President Clinton’s State of the Union Address with special emphasis on his points on Health Care for Seniors and…

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What’s the Diagnosis? Latinos, Media & Health: A Series of Three Reports – Report

What’s the Diagnosis? A Series of Three Reports on Latinos, Media & Health Summary of Key Findings June 1998 Overview: A Series of 3 Reports Latinos are disproportionately affected by some of the most serious health problems facing our country. They are more likely to be uninsured and face problems…

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Story Ideas: Impact of the Supreme Court Decision on Health Reform

The Alliance for Health Reform and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation sponsored this reporters-only briefing to help journalists assess the Supreme Court’s decision about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Full version: Video   Speakers for this session: The panel was moderated by Ed Howard of the Alliance. John R.…

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