In this column for The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman discusses how Democratic victories in several close gubernatorial races on Tuesday could revive efforts to expand Medicaid.
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In this column for The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman explains how Republican control of Congress will likely bring challenges to the Affordable Care Act in two flavors.
September 2013 Kaiser Health Tracking Poll gauges public opinion on the ACA days before open enrollment for Obamacare health insurance marketplaces begins.
In this column for The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman examines the disconnect between Washington insiders and the public when it comes to attention paid to news stories like “Grubergate”.
As the country gears up for implementation of the major provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), June’s Kaiser Health Tracking Poll takes a step back and examines views on health insurance more broadly among some key subgroups, including young adults, the uninsured, and those with pre-existing conditions. The poll finds that the large majority of Americans want and value health insurance.
More than four years after the Affordable Care Act’s enactment and more than a month after the close of open enrollment, six in 10 Americans say the health reform law has not had an impact on them or their families, Kaiser’s May Tracking Poll finds. Among those who say it has, Republicans are much more likely to say their families have been hurt by the law than helped, while Democrats are more likely to say their families have been helped than hurt.
In his latest column for The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman reviews indicators pointing to the Affordable Care Act cooling as a front-page issue, while hot debate continues about it among partisans and experts. All previous columns by Drew Altman are available online.
In his latest column for The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman explains why Senator Mark Pryor’s new campaign ad features the Affordable Care Act’s protections for people with pre-existing medical conditions, the somewhat forgotten “mega provision” of the law. All previous columns by Drew Altman are available online.
Drew Altman, in The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, discusses the push by Conservative House Republicans for a vote on a GOP health care plan and uses public opinion polling to explain the push as an appeal to the Republican base in an election year.
The NPR/Kaiser/Kennedy School Congressional Election Tracking Survey examines which issues are important to people when deciding how to vote in the November 2002 election for Congress. Just a few days prior to the election, the survey found that no single issue emerges as dominant for likely voters in deciding their…