Private Long-Term Care Insurance: Who Should Buy It and What Should They Buy?Despite the growing interest in private long-term care insurance (LTCI), there has been little independent examination of how much protection LTCI policies provide consumers or whether LTCI policies are a worthwhile purchase for people of average means. This…
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The Impact of Manged Care Legislation: An Analysis of Five Legislative Proposals from California – Report
The Impact of Managed Care Legislation: An Analysis of Five Legislative Proposals from California Health Policy Economics Group Price Waterhouse LLP November, 1997 Executive Summary Managed care has grown tremendously in recent years. From 1988 to 1997, at firms with 200 or more employees, the proportion of employees enrolled in…
A survey on Americans’ perceptions of healthcare stocks and the differences between for-profit and nonprofit healthcare organizations. A fact sheet including data on financial trends from the past decade is included. This survey was released at a briefing held jointly by the Kaiser Family Foundation and the National Press Foundation…
This report examines the trends in the closure of public hospitals and their conversion to private ownership. It also provides case studies of communities where major privatizations have occurred. Report (.pdf) Summary of Findings (.pdf)
This report is an update to the July 1995 case study on managed care in Tennessee released as part of the Kaiser/Commonwealth Low-Income Coverge and Access Project.
This November 2001 Chartbook updates data from last year’s chartbook, including information about prescription drug coverage, expenditures and prices, utilization, drug promotion, and the pharmaceutical industry.
The survey was designed and analyzed by researchers at the Kaiser Family Foundation and Harvard University; and was conducted by telephone by Princeton Survey Research Associates with 1,200 adults, 18 years or older, nationwide, between August 6 and August 20, 1998.
Consumer Protection Issues in Medicare + ChoiceThis Report is available in PDF format.Return to topConsumer Protection Issues in Medicare + Choice
This Summary presents background, findings, and data from the Economic and Social Research Institute’s (ESRI) full report, Privatization of Public Hospitals. Section I provides background about public hospital conversions, including the role of public hospitals, reasons for conversion, the mechanisms of conversion and new ownership entities, and analysis of national…
This document compiles the findings of surveys conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation on the knowledge and attitudes about managed care, from 1996-1997.