Health Insurance

Number of Uninsured American Adults Rises by Two Million

Number of Uninsured American Adults Rises by Two Million

The losses in coverage concentrated among younger adults and people buying their own health insurance policies.

Patients with Medicaid Are Satisfied With Their Health Care

Patients with Medicaid Are Satisfied With Their Health Care

Patients that are enrolled in Medicaid rate their overall health care at 7.9, on average, on a scale of 1 to 10.

Fewer Cardiac Arrests Seen Since ACA Health Insurance Enactment

Fewer Cardiac Arrests Seen Since ACA Health Insurance Enactment

There was an 'extraordinary reduction' seen among middle-aged adults after enactment of the health care law.

Medicare Advantage Shown to Have Significant Racial Disparities

Medicare Advantage Shown to Have Significant Racial Disparities

There were more racial disparity, versus traditional Medicare, for hospital readmissions for 6 major surgeries.

Health Care Spending Per State Stabilized From 1991 to 2014

Health Care Spending Per State Stabilized From 1991 to 2014

Recession and recovery, as well as implementation of health reform impacted health care coverage.

Republicans' Plan to Repeal the ACA Is Reckless, Says Former President Barack Obama

Republicans' Plan to Repeal the ACA Is Reckless, Says Former President Barack Obama

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"Health-care reform isn't about a nameless, faceless 'system,'" the former president wrote. "It's about the millions of lives at stake."

Michigan Analysis Suggests Costs of Medicaid Expansion Outweighed by Economic Benefits

Michigan Analysis Suggests Costs of Medicaid Expansion Outweighed by Economic Benefits

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However, the broad economic benefits of employment, increased personal income and increased state-tax revenues will cover the state's cost for expanded coverage.

Where There Is Medicaid Expansion, There Is Voter Support for ACA

Where There Is Medicaid Expansion, There Is Voter Support for ACA

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States with Medicaid expansion have substantially improved access to care, affordability, chronic-disease management and self-reported health.

High Health Care Deductibles Burden Many Families

High Health Care Deductibles Burden Many Families

Studies suggest that significant out-of-pocket costs may harm low-income and chronically ill patients.

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