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Performing Under Pressure:  Annual Findings of a 50-State Survey of Eligibility, Enrollment, Renewal, and Cost-Sharing Policies in Medicaid and CHIP, 2011-2012.  Menlo Park, CA:  Henry Kaiser Family Foundation, Dec. 18, 2011.  http://www.kff.org/medicaid/8272.cfm

Young, C.  Job Lock and the Potential Impact of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.  GAO-12-166R, Dec. 15, 2011.  http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-12-166R

Women’s Health Insurance Coverage, http://www.kff.org/womenshealth/6000.cfm Dec 2011. 

Health Insurance Coverage of Women Ages 18 to 64, by State, 2009-10, http://www.kff.org/womenshealth/1613.cfm  Kaiser Family Foundation, Dec 2011.

Collins, S., Schoen, C., and Davis, K.  New Census Poverty Measure Shows Medical Expenses Push 10 Million More Americans into Poverty.  New York:  Commonwealth Fund, Nov. 10, 2011.  http://www.commonwealthfund.org/Blog/2011/Nov/New-Census-Poverty-Measure.aspx?omnicid=20

Despite Economic Challenges, Progress Continues:  Children's Health Insurance Coverage in the United States from 2008-2010.  Washington:  Georgetown University.  Nov. 2011.  http://ccf.georgetown.edu/index/cms-filesystem-action?file=ccf%20publications/uninsured/acs_brief.pdf

The Uninsured:  A Primer.  Washington:  Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, Oct. 13, 2011.  http://www.kff.org/uninsured/7451.cfm 

Specialty Care Initiative:  Evaluation Report:  Executive Summary.  Oakland, CA:  California Healthcare Foundation, Oct. 2011.  http://www.chcf.org/~/media/MEDIA%20LIBRARY%20Files/PDF/S/PDF%20SpecialtyCareInitiativeEvalSummary.pdf

Carrier, E., Yee, T., and Garfield, R.  The Uninsured and Their Health Care Needs:  How Have They Changed Since the Recession?  Washington:  Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, Oct. 2011.  http://www.kff.org/uninsured/upload/8246.pdf

The Uninsured and the Difference Health Insurance Makes.  Washington:  Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, Oct. 2011.  http://www.kff.org/uninsured/upload/1420-13.pdf

Model-based Small Area Health Insurance Estimates (SAHIE) for Counties and States.  Washington:  U.S. Census, Oct. 2011.  http://www.census.gov/did/www/sahie/index.html

Zuckerman, S., Waidmann, T., and Lawton, E.  Undocumented immigrants, left out of health reform, likely to continue to grow as share of the uninsured.  Health Affairs.  30(10):1997-2004, Oct. 2011.  http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/30/10/1997.full.pdf+html

Christianson, J., Tu, H., and Samuel, D.  Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance:  Down But Not Out.  Issue Brief.  No. 137.  Washington:  Center for Studying Health System Change.  Oct. 2011.  http://www.hschange.org/CONTENT/1251/1251.pdf

Private Health Insurance:  Implementation of the Early Retiree Reinsurance Program.  Washington:  U.S. Government Accountability Office, Sept. 30, 2011.  http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-11-875R

U.S. firms expect healthcare costs to rise at lowest rate since 1997.  Los Angeles Times.  Sept. 22, 2011.  http://www.latimes.com/health/la-fi-employer-healthcare-20110922,0,1832781.story

Sack, K.  Young adults make gains in health insurance coverage.  New York Times.  Sept. 21, 2011.  http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/22/us/young-adults-make-gains-in-health-insurance-coverage.html?_r=1

In U.S., Significantly Fewer 18-25-Year Olds Uninsured.  Gallup News.  Sept. 21, 2011.  http://www.gallup.com/poll/149558/Significantly-Fewer-Year-Olds-Uninsured.aspx

When a Community Has a Higher Rate of Uninsured Residents, Does That Affect Care for Those With Insurance?  Princeton, NJ:  Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Sept. 19, 2011.  http://www.rwjf.org/files/research/65198.final.pdf

Auerbach, D., and Kellermann, A.  "A Decade of Health Care Cost Growth Has Wiped Out Real Income Gains for an Average U.S. Family," Health Affairs. 30(9):1630-1636, Sept. 2011. http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/30/9/1630

Five Facts About the Uninsured.  Washington:  Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, Sept. 2011.  http://www.kff.org/uninsured/upload/7806-04.pdf

The Arizona KidsCare CHIP Enrollment Freeze:  How Has it Impacted Enrollment and Families?  Washington:  Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, Sept. 2011.  http://www.kff.org/medicaid/upload/8232.pdf

Cohen, R., and Martinez, M.  Health Insurance Coverage:  Early Release of Estimates From the National Health Interview Survey, January-March 2011.   Atlanta, GA:  Center for Disease Control and Prevention.  Sept. 2011.  http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhis/earlyrelease/insur201109.pdf

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Kaplan, Robert S., and Porter, Michael E.  How to solve the cost crisis in health care.  Harvard Business Review.  89(9):46-52, 54, 56-64, Sept. 2011.   http://hbr.org/2011/09/how-to-solve-the-cost-crisis-in-health-care/ar/1

Gresenz, C., and Escarce, J.  Spillover effects of community uninsurance on working-age adults and seniors.  Medical Care.  49(9):e14-e21, Sept. 2011.  http://www.rwjf.org/coverage/product.jsp?id=72828&cid=XEM_749842

 

Berry, E.  With insurance enrollment up, most employers don't plan to drop coverage in 2014.  amednews.com.  Aug. 22, 2011.  http://www.ama-assn.org/amednews/2011/08/22/bisc0822.htm

Tursman, J.  HHS issues early-retiree guidance giving more flexibility to employers.  AISHealth.com.  2(27):, Aug 8, 2011.  http://aishealth.com/archive/nref080811-03

Davis, S.  2012 plan-design trends:  More cost shifting, narrower networks.  AISHealth.com, Aug. 1, 2011.  http://aishealth.com/archive/nhpw080111-03

Boukus, E., and Cunningham, P.  Mixed signals:  Trends in Americans' access to medical care, 2007-2010.  Tracking Report No. 25. Washington:  Center for Studying Health System Change, Aug. 2011.  http://www.hschange.org/CONTENT/1233/

Doty, M., and others.  Realizing Health Reform's Potential.  New York:  The Commonwealth Fund, Aug. 2011.  http://www.commonwealthfund.org/~/media/Files/Publications/Issue%20Brief/2011/Aug/1540_Doty_when_unemployed_means_uninsured_COBRA_reform%20brief.pdf

Kenney, G., and others.  Gains for Children:  Increased Participation in Medicaid and CHIP in 2009.  Princeton, NJ:  Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Aug. 2011.  http://www.rwjf.org/files/research/20110816coveragegainsforkidsfull.pdf 

Kolata, G.  First study of its kind shows benefits of providing medical insurance to poor.  New York Times.  July 7, 2011.  http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/07/health/policy/07medicaid.html

Finkelstein, A., and others.  The Oregon Health Insurance Experiment:  Evidence form the First Year.  NBER Working Paper No. 17190.  Cambridge, MA:  National Bureau of Economic Research, July 2011.  http://www.nber.org/papers/w17190

Medicaid and CHIP:  Most Physicians Serve Covered Children but Have Difficulty Referring Them for Specialty Care  Washington:  GAO, June 30, 2011.  http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-11-624

The Affordable Care Act's Impact on Employer Sponsored Insurance:  A Look at the Microsimulation Models and Other Analyses.  Washington:  Avalere Health LLC, June 17, 2011.  http://www.avalerehealth.net/pdfs/2011-06-17_ESI_memo.pdf

Will employers drop coverage after 2014?  Probably...not, industry observers tell AIS.  AISHealth.com.  June 13, 2011.  http://aishealth.com/archive/nhpw061311-01

Cohen, R., Ward, B., and Schiller, J.  Health Insurance Coverage:  Early Release of Estimates From the National Health Interview Survey, 2010.  Atlanta, GA:  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, June 2011.  http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhis/earlyrelease/insur201106.pdf

State-Level Trends in Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance.  Princeton, NJ:  Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, June 2011.   http://www.rwjf.org/files/research/72528shadac201106.pdf

Living Close to the Edge.  Menlo Park, CA:  Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, June 2011.  http://www.kff.org/medicare/upload/8200.pdf

Saultz, J., and others.  Uninsured patient opinions about a reduced-fee retainer program at academic health center clinics.  Journal of American Board Family Medicine.  24(3):304-312, May/June 2011.  http://www.jabfm.org/cgi/reprint/24/3/304

Holahan, J., and others. House Republican Budget Plan: State-By-State Impact of Changes in Medicaid Financing. Menlo Park, CA: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, May 10, 2011. http://www.kff.org/medicaid/8185.cfm

Bush, H.  Report:  Fewer young adults uninsured, slight increase for older Americans.  H&HN.  May 6, 2011.  http://www.hhnmag.com/hhnmag/HHNDaily/HHNDailyDisplay.dhtml?id=6580006777

Mendes, E.  Fewer 18- to 26-year-olds in U.S. uninsured in 2011.  Gallup.  May 4, 2011.  http://www.gallup.com/poll/147422/Fewer-Year-Olds-Uninsured-2011.aspx

ASPE Research Brief.  The Value of Health Insurance:  Few of the Uninsured Have Adequte Resources to Pay Potential Hospital Bills.  Washington:  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  May 2011.  http://aspe.hhs.gov/health/reports/2011/ValueofInsurance/rb.shtml

Robertson, R., and Collins, S.  Realizing Health Reform's Potential.  New York:  Commonwealth Fund, May 2011.  http://www.commonwealthfund.org/~/media/Files/Publications/Issue%20Brief/2011/May/1502_Robertson_women_at_risk_reform_brief_v3.pdf

Dorn, S.  Implementing National Health Reform:  A Five-Part Strategy for Reaching the Eligible Uninsured.  Princeton, NJ:  Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.  May 2011.  http://www.rwjf.org/files/research/72371urban201105.pdf

Tocknell, M.  Shorter hospital stays for uninsured patients compared to insured.  HealthLeaders Media.  Apr. 18, 2011.  http://www.healthleadersmedia.com/content/HEP-265060/Shorter-Hospital-Stays-for-Uninsured-Patients-Compared-to-Insured

Stranges, E., Kowlessar, N., and Davis, H.  Uninsured Hospital Stays, 2008.  Rockville, MD:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Apr. 2011.  http://www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/statbriefs/sb108.pdf

The High Cost of Capping Federal Medicaid Funding.  Washington:  AAOP Public Policy Institute, Apr. 2011.  http://assets.aarp.org/rgcenter/ppi/health-care/fs219-medicaid.pdf

Commins, J. Healthcare's $363B in 'hidden costs' detailed.  HealthLeaders Media.  Mar. 25, 2011.  http://www.healthleadersmedia.com/content/FIN-264091/Healthcares-363B-in-Hidden-Costs-Detailed

Collins, S., and others.  Help on the Horizon:  How the Recession Has Left Millions of Workers Without Health Insurance, and How Health Reform will Bring Relief-Findings Form the Commonwealth Fund Biennial Health Insurance Survey of 2010.  New York:  Commonwealth Fund, Mar. 16, 2011.  http://www.commonwealthfund.org/Content/Publications/Fund-Reports/2011/Mar/Help-on-the-Horizon.aspx

Employers and health care reform.  The affordable care act will assess taxes on companies that fail to offer their employees health coverage.  Health Affairs.  Mar. 9, 2011.  http://www.rwjf.org/files/research/71995.pdf

Private Health Insurance Coverage:  Expert Views on Approaches to Encourage Voluntary EnrollmentGAO-11-392R.  Washington:  U.S. Government Accountability Office, Feb. 25, 2011.  http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-11-392R

2010 National Healthcare Quality Report.  Rockville, MD:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.  Feb. 2011.  http://www.ahrq.gov/qual/nhqr10/nhqr10.pdf

Foster, D., and Young, J.  Research Brief:  Lower Readmissions for Heart Patients Tied to Core Measure Compliance and Shorter Lengths of Stay.  New York:  Thomson Reuters, Feb. 2011.  http://healthcarescience.thomsonreuters.com/thought-leadership/assets/Readmissions_Core_Measures_and_LOS.pdf

Boomers Come of Age: Covering Early Retirees and Other 50-64 Year-Olds. Alliance for Health Reform briefing, Jan. 24, 2011. http://allhealth.org/briefing_detail.asp?bi=204

Daly, R.  States hold steady but Medicaid pain ahead as federal help ebbs.  Modern Healthcare;41(3):12-13, Jan. 17, 2011.

Vesely, R.  Paring down in Arizona: hospitals bracing for even more Medicaid cuts.  Modern Healthcare;41(3):12-13, Jan. 17, 2011.

Daly, R.  States hold steady but Medicaid pain ahead as federal help ebbs.  Modern Healthcare;41(3):12-13, Jan. 17, 2011.

Vesely, R.  Paring down in Arizona: hospitals bracing for even more Medicaid cuts.  Modern Healthcare;41(3):12-13, Jan. 17, 2011.

Private Health Insurance Premiums and Rate Reviews.  Washington:  Congressional Research Service,  Jan. 11, 2011.  http://www.urban.org/uploadedpdf/412295-Employer-Sponsored-Insurance.pdf

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality. The N-SSATS Report: Acceptance of Private Health Insurance in Substance Abuse Treatment Facilities, Jan. 6, 2011. http://www.oas.samhsa.gov/2k11/305/305PrivateIns2k11.htm

America’s Wire Releases New Article on Growing Trend of Hospital Closures in Minority Communities Across the Country.  Washington, DC:  PR Newswire.  Jan. 5, 2011.  http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/americas-wire-releases-new-article-on-growing-trend-of-hospital-closures-in-minority-communities-across-the-country-112944644.html

Fronstin, P.  Health savings accounts and health reimbursement arrangements: assets, account balances, and rollovers, 2006-2010.  Employee Benefit Research Institute.   (353) Jan. 2011.  http://www.ebri.org/pdf/briefspdf/IB.Jan11.CEHCS.FinalFlow.03Jan11.pdf

Garrett, B., and Buettgens, M.  Employer-Sponsored Insurance under Health Reform: Reports of its Demise are Premature.  Princeton, NJ:  Robert Wood Johnson Foundation,  Jan. 2011.  http://assets.opencrs.com/rpts/R41588_20110111.pdf

NCHS Data Brief.  Washington: Center for Disease Control.  (55) Jan. 2011.  http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db55.pdf

Holahan, J.  The 2007-09 recession and health insurance coverage.  Health Affairs.  30(1):1-9, Jan. 2011.  http://content.healthaffairs.org/cgi/reprint/hlthaff.2010.1003v1

Ulmer, C., and others, editors.  Essential Health Benefits:  Balancing Coverage and Costs.  Washington:  The National Academies Press, 2011.  http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=13234

HIV Screening and Access to Care:  Health Care System Capacity for Increased HIV Testing and Provision of Care.  Washington:  The National Academies Press, 2011.   http://books.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=13074

At Risk: Pre-Existing Conditions Could Affect 1 in 2 Americans: 129 Million People Could Be Denied Affordable Coverage Without Health Reform.  Washington:  Healthcare Gov.,  2011.  http://www.healthcare.gov/center/reports/preexisting.html

Ulmer, C., and others.  Perspectives on Essential Health Benefits:  Workshop Report.  National Academies Press, 2011.  http://books.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=13182

Collins, S., Doty, M., and Garber, T.  Realizing Health Reform's Potential:  Adults Ages 50-64 and the Affordable Care Act of 2010.  New York:  Commonwealth Fund.  Dec. 14, 2010.  http://www.commonwealthfund.org/Content/Publications/Issue-Briefs/2010/Dec/Realizing-Health-Reforms-Potential-Older-Adults.aspx

Holahan, J.  The 2007-09 recessions and health insurance coverage.  Healthaffairs.  Dec. 7, 2010.  http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/early/2010/12/07/hlthaff.2010.1003

Trends in Health Insurance Coverage in the U.S.:  The Impact of the Economy.  Washington:  Alliance for Health Reform.    Dec. 6, 2010.  http://www.allhealth.org/briefing_detail.asp?bi=202

Schoen, C., and others.  State Trends in Premiums and Deductibles, 2003-2009:  How Building on the Affordable Care Act Will Help Stem the Tide of Rising Costs and Eroding Benefits.  New York:  Commonwealth Fund.  Dec. 2, 2010.  http://www.commonwealthfund.org/Content/Publications/Issue-Briefs/2010/Dec/State-Trends-Premiums-and-Deductibles.aspx

Benatar, S., and others.  Swimming Upstream Improving Access to Indigent Health Care in the Midst of Major Economic Challenges.   Washington: The Urban Institute Health Policy Center,  Dec. 2010.  http://www.urban.org/uploadedpdf/412269-swimming-upstream.pdf

Crimmel, B.L.  Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance for Employees of State and Local Governments, by Census Division, 2009.  Rockville, MD:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Dec. 2010.  http://www.meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/data_files/publications/st302/stat302.pdf

Kirby, J.B.  Main Reason for Not Having a Usual Source of Care: Differences by Race/Ethnicity, Income, and Insurance Status, 2007.  Rockville, MD:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Dec. 2010.  http://www.meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/data_files/publications/st308/stat308.pdf

Buettgens, M., Garrett, B., and Holahan, J.  America Under the Affordable Care Act.  Washington:  Urban Institute.  Dec. 2010.  http://www.rwjf.org/files/research/71555.pdf

Fact Sheet:  Women's Health Insurance Coverage.  Menlo Park, CA:  Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.  Dec. 2010.  http://www.kff.org/womenshealth/upload/6000-09.pdf

Impact of Health Reform on Women's Access to Coverage and Care.  Menlo Park, CA:  Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.  Dec. 2010.  http://www.kff.org/womenshealth/upload/7987.pdf

Fact Sheet:  Health Insurance Coverage of Women Ages 18 t0 64, by State, 2008-2009.  Menlo Park, CA:  Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.  Dec. 2010.  http://www.kff.org/womenshealth/upload/1613-10.pdf

Health policy brief.  Health Affairs.  Nov. 23, 2010.  http://www.rwjf.org/files/research/4909.pdf

Kullgren, J., and others.  Health care use and decision making among lower-income families in high-deductible health plans.  Archives of Internal Medicine.  170(21):1918-1925, Nov. 22, 2010.  http://archinte.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/short/170/21/1918

Carney, P. When being uninsured hits home: a physician’s effort to help with a relative’s medical bill sheds light on the plight of the uninsured. Medical Economics.  87(22):40, 46-47, Nov. 19, 2010.   http://digital.modernmedicine.com/nxtbooks/advanstar/medec_20101119/#/42

Schoen, C., and others.  How health insurance design affects access to care and costs, by income, in eleven countries.  Health Affairs Web.  Nov. 18, 2010.  http://www.commonwealthfund.org/Content/Publications/In-the-Literature/2010/Nov/How-Health-Insurance-Design-Access-Care-Costs.aspx

Zigmond, J.  Reform: round 2.  Modern Healthcare;40(45):6-7, Nov. 8, 2010.

Baker, L.C., Bundorf, M.K., and, Kessler, D.P.  HMO coverage reduces variations in the use of health care among patients under age sixty-five.  Health Affairs;29(11):2068-2074, Nov. 2010.

Blendon, R.J., and others.  American’s conflicting views about the public health system, and how to shore up support.  Health Affairs;29(11):2033-2040, Nov. 2010.

Plein, L.C.  Federalism, intergovernmental relations, and the challenge of the medically uninsurable: a retrospective on high risk pools in the states.  Journal of Health and Human Services Administration;33(2):135-157, Fall 2010.

Friedman, E.  But they said this key would work:  Coverage, access and the meaning of insurance, part 1.  HH&N.  Oct. 20, 2010.  http://www.hhnmag.com/hhnmag_app/jsp/articledisplay.jsp?dcrpath=HHNMAG/Article/data/10OCT2010/100410HHN_Weekly_Friedman&domain=HHNMAG

Waxman, H., and Stupak, B. Coverage Denials for Pre-Existing Conditions in the Individual Health Insurance Market. US House of Representatives, Committee on Energy and Commerce, Memorandum, Oct. 12, 2010.  http://energycommerce.house.gov/Press_111/20101012/Memo.Pre-existing.Condition.Denials.Individual.Market.2010.10.12.pdf

Hing, E., and Uddin, S.  Visits to Primary Care Delivery Sites : United States, 2008.  Washington:  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. NCHS Data Brief,  47 Oct. 2010.  http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db47.pdf

Bilheimer, L.T., and Klein, R.J.  Data and measurement issues in the analysis of health disparities.  Health Services Research, 45(5, Part II):1489-1507, Oct. 2010.

McWilliams, J.M., and others.  Commentary: assessing the health effects of Medicare coverage for previously uninsured adults: a matter of life and death; and, Polsky, D., and others.  Response to the McWilliams commentary. Health Services Research, 45(5, Part I):1407-1429, Oct. 2010.

Cunningham, P.  Explaining the increase in family financial pressures from medical bills between 2003 and 2007.  Medical Care Research and Review.  (online).  Sept. 9, 2010.  http://www.rwjf.org/coverage/product.jsp?id=69528&cid=XEM_910232

Goodman, D., and others.  Regional and racial variation in primary care and the quality of care among Medicare beneficiaries.  Quality/Equality.  Sept. 9, 2010.  http://www.rwjf.org/qualityequality/product.jsp?id=68508&cid=XEM_205605

Kenney, G., and others.  Who and where are the children yet to enroll in Medicaid and the children's health insurance program?  Health Affairs.  online.  Sept. 3, 2010.  http://content.healthaffairs.org/cgi/content/abstract/hlthaff.2010.0747

Sebelius, K.  Rising to the challenge:  tools for enrolling eligible children in health coverage.  Health Affairs. online.  Sept. 3, 2010.  http://content.healthaffairs.org/cgi/content/abstract/hlthaff.2010.0852

Claxton, G., and others.  Health benefits in 2010:  premiums rise modestly, workers paymore toward coverage.  Health Affairs.  online. Sept. 2, 2010.  http://content.healthaffairs.org/cgi/content/abstract/hlthaff.2010.0725

Rhoades, J., and Cohen, S.  The Long-Term Uninsured in America, 2005-2008: Estimates for the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population under Age 65. MEPS Statistical Brief [Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality/Medical Expenditure Panel Survey] #294, Sept. 2010.  http://www.meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/data_stats/Pub_ProdResults_Details.jsp?pt=Statistical%20Brief&opt=2&id=962

Connecting Those at Risk to Care:  A Guide to Building a Community "HUB" To Promote a System of Collaboration, Accountability, and Improved Outcomes.  Rockville, MD:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.  Sept. 2010.   http://www.innovations.ahrq.gov/resources/HUBManual/CommunityHUBManual.pdf

Kogan, M., and others.  Underinsurance among children in the United StatesNew England Journal of Medicine.  363(9):841-851, Aug. 26, 2010.

Health Policy Brief. Pre-Existing condition insurance plan. A new program will provide coverage to people with costly preexisting health conditions. But the program faces challenges-starting with the fundingHealth Affairs.  Aug. 10, 2010.

Commins, J.  1 in 5 skip medical care, study saysHealthLeaders Media.  Aug. 9, 2010.

Explaining Health Reform: Eligibility and Enrollment Processes for Medicaid, CHIP and Subsidies in the Exchange.  Menlo Park, CA:  Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, Aug. 8, 2010.

Watson, T. Inside the Refrigerator: Immigration Enforcement and Chilling Effects in Medicaid Participation. NBER [National Bureau of Economic Research] Working Paper No. 16278, Aug. 2010.

Conover, C.J., and others.  Insurance coverage among people living with combined HIV/AIDS, chronic mental illness, and substance abuse disorders.  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.  21(3):1006-1030, Aug. 2010.

Brown, R.T., and others.  Health care access and utilization in older versus younger homeless adults.  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.  21(3):1060-1070, Aug. 2010.

Long, S., Phadera, L., and Lynch, V.  Massachusetts Health Reform in 2008: Who are the Remaining Uninsured Adults?  Washington:  Urban Institute, Aug. 2010.

Edwards, R. Access: Reform will boost health care coverage, but the consequences won't be nearly as cut and dried as you might expect. Hospitals & Health Networks, Aug. 2010.

Access to Medical Care for Individuals with Mobility Disabilities.  Washington:  U.S. Department of Justice, July 22, 2010.

Banerjee, R., and others.  Impact of Discontinuity in Health Insurance on Resource Utilization.  BMC Health Services Research.  July 6, 2010.

Trapp, D.  Uninsured Jumped to 46.3 Million in 2009.  American Medical News.  July 5, 2010.

Collins, S., Rustgi, S., and Doty, M.  Realizing Health Reform's Potential: Women and the Affordable Care Act of 2010.  Washington:  Commonwealth Fund, July 2010.

Fairbrother, G., and others.  The impact of parental job loss on children’s health insurance coverage.  Health Affairs.  29(7): 1343-1349, July 2010.

Uninsured and Untreated: A Look at Uninsured Adults who Received No Medical Care for Two Years.  Washington:  Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, July 2010.

Simmons, J.  New HHS Early Retiree Reinsurance Program Accepting Applications.  HealthLeaders Media.  June 30, 2010.

Ponce, N., and others.  The effects of unequal access to health insurance for same-sex couples in CaliforniaHealth Affairs.  29(8):1539-1548, June 24, 2010.

Hall, M., Snow Jones, A, and Sajid, P.  Health Care Safety Nets. Princeton, NJ: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, June 2010.   

Survey of People Who Purchase Their Own Insurance [premium increases].  Menlo Park, CA: Kaiser Family Foundation, June 2010.

Organizations’ Response to Health Care Reform SHRM Poll [Few organizations have decided to drop health coverage due to reform]. Alexandria, VA: Society for Human Resource Management, June 2010.

Plewes, T., Rapporteur., and National Research Council.  Databases for Estimating Health Insurance Coverage for Children: a Workshop Summary.  The National Academies Press.  June, 2010.  http://books.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=13024

The Future of Children's Health Coverage.  Princeton, NJ:  Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, June 2010.

The pending jobs bill: people most in need could lose health care. Special Report.  Families USA, June 2010.

Saultz, J., and others.  Access assured:  A pilot program to finance primary care for uninsured patients using a monthly enrollment fee.  Journal of American Board Family Medicine.  23(3):393-401, May/June 2010.  http://www.jabfm.org/cgi/reprint/23/3/393

Martinez, M., and Cohen, R.A.  Health Insurance Coverage: Early Release of Estimates From the National Health Interview Survey.  Washington:  Centers for Disease Control,  Jan./June 2010.  http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhis/earlyrelease/insur201012.html

Graduates may see coverage gap after allNew York Times, May 31, 2010.

Medicaid coverage and spending in health reform: national and state-by-state results for adults at or below 133% fpl.  Menlo Park, CA:  The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.  May 26,2010.

Companies Offering Pre-65 Retiree Medical Benefits Intend to Pursue Reimbursement But Are Unsure How They Will Use Proceeds.  Lincolnshire, IL.  Hewitt Associates.  May 25,2010.

Collins, Sara., and Nicholson, Jennifer.  Rite of passage: young adults and the affordable care act of 2010.  New York:  The Commonwealth Fund.  (87) May 21, 2010.

Cobra insurance coverage since the recovery act: results from new survey data.  Washington:  U.S. Treasury Department Office of Economic Policy.  May 19,2010.

Simmons, Janice.  Interim rule issued on young adult health insurance coverageHealthLeaders Media.  May 11, 2010.

Besely, R.  Early birds: $5 billion early retiree program now starts June 1.  Modern Healthcare.  40(19):12, May 10, 2010.

Fronstin, Paul.  The impact of the recession on employment-based health coverage.   Washington:  Employee Benefit Research Institute.  (342)  May 2010.

2010 Milliman medical index  2010 healthcare costs increase $1,303 for family of four.  Seattle, WA:  Milliman.  May 2010.

Cook, J., and others.  Community collaboration to improve care and reduce health disparities.  Health Affairs.  29(5):956-958., May 2010.

Estimated health insurance coverage of the nonelderly population, under recently passed healthcare reform legislation, 2010-19.  HFM. Healthcare Financial Management. 64(5):14, May 2010.

What reform means for providers.  HFM. Healthcare Financial Management. 64(5):47-54, May 2010.

Zimmerli, B., Craighead, T., Gupta, N.  A fair way to reduce uncompensated care.  HFM. Healthcare Financial Management. 64(5):92-97, May 2010.

Emmi, K.E., and others.  Assessing the health of migrant and seasonal farmworkers in New York State: statewide data 2003-2005.  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.  21(2):448-463, May 2010.

Frankenfield, D.I., and others.  Prescription medication cost-related non-adherence among Medicare CAHPS respondents: disparity by Hispanic ethnicity.  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.  21(2):518-543, May 2010.

Beal, A., and Hernandez, S.  Patient reports of the quality of care in community health centers: the importance of having a regular provider.  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.  21(2):591-605, May 2010.

Begley, C.E., Behan, P., and Seo, M.  Who uses hospital emergency rooms? Evidence from Houston/Harris County, Texas.  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.  21(2):606-616, May 2010.

Hasnain-Wynia, R., and others.  Racial and ethnic disparities within and between hospitals for inpatient quality of care: an examination of patient-level hospital quality alliance measures.  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.  21(2):629-648, May 2010.

Hawkins, A.S., O’Keefe, A.M., and James, X.  Health care access and utilization among ex-offenders in Baltimore: implications for policy.  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.  21(2):649-665, May 2010.

Bennett, K.J., and Dismuke, C.E.  Families at financial risk due to high ratio of out-of-pocket health care expenditures to total income.  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.  21(2):691-703, May 2010.

Dembe, A.E., and others.  Estimating provider and service costs at a community-based medical home project in Central Ohio.  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.  21(2):704-714, May 2010.

McCarrier, K.P., and others.  Associations between state minimum wage policy and health care access: a multi-level analysis of the 2004 behavioral risk factor survey.  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.  21(2):729-748, May 2010.

Blewett, L.A., Johnson, P.J., and Mach, A.L.  Immigrant children’s access to health care: differences by global region of birth.  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.  21(2, suppl.):13-31, May 2010.

Grant, R., and others.  Health care savings attributable to integrating guidelines-based asthma care in the pediatric medical home.  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.  21(2, suppl.):82-92, May 2010.

Buckley, J.D., and others.  Linking residency training effectiveness to clinical outcomes: a quality improvement approach.  The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety.  36(5):203-208, May 2010.

Smolderen, K., and others.  Health care insurance, financial concerns in accessing care and delays to hospital presentation in acute myocardial infarctionJournal of the American Medical Association.  303 (14): 1392-1400 , Apr. 14, 2010.

AARP survey finds the doctor is “out” for many Idahoans.  Boise, ID:  AARP.  Apr. 13, 2010.

Commins, J.  Are defined benefits plans on endangered list?  HealthLeaders Media.  Apr. 12, 2010.

Health Reform Law Likely to Improve Access to Affordable Coverage but Impact on Primary Care Access and Health Cost is Uncertain.  Washington : American College of Physicians.  Apr. 7, 2010.

Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program Provisions in the New Health Reform Law.  Menlo Park, CA :  The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.  Apr. 7, 2010.

Clemans-Cope, Lisa., and others.  Health insurance in nonstandard jobs and small firms:  differences for parents by race and ethnicity.  Washington:  The Urban Institute.  (12) Apr. 2010.

Profile of state university health centers supplemental report.  Tallahassee, FL:  Office of Program Analysis & Government Accountability.  (10-37) Apr. 2010.

University students pay $68 million for health services.  Tallahasee,  FL:  Office of Program Policy Analysis & Government Accountability.  (10-37) Apr. 2010.

Clemens-Cope, L., and Kenney, G., and Lucas, A.  Health Insurance in Nonstandard Jobs and Small Firms: Differences for Parents by Race and Ethnicity.  Washington:  The Urban Institute, Apr. 2010.

State and Federal Efforts to Enhance Access to Basic Health Care.  States in Action [Commonwealth Fund], Mar./Apr. 2010.

Cunningham, P.  The growing financial burden of health care : national and state trends, 2001- 2006. Health Affairs. Mar. 25, 2010.

Insurance Companies Prosper, Families Suffer: Our Broken Health Insurance System.  Washington:  U.S. Dept of Health & Human Service.  Mar. 18, 2010.

More Choice, Better Coverage: Health Insurance Reform and Rural America. Washington: U.S. Dept of Health & Human Service. Mar. 18, 2010.

Protecting Families and Putting More Money in Your Pocket : How Health Insurance Reform Will Lower Costs and Increase Choices.  Washington: U.S. Dept of Health & Human Service. Mar. 18 ,2010.

Aging Out of Medicaid : What is the Risk of Becoming Uninsured?  Menlo Park, CA: The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, Mar. 2010.

Assessing the Risk of Becoming Uninsured After Leaving a Job:  A Look at the Data. Menlo Park, CA:  The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, Mar. 2010.

Barely Hanging on :  Middle Class and Uninsured. Princeton, NJ: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Mar. 2010

State and federal efforts to enhance access to basic health care.  States in Action.  1-21, Mar. 2010.

Tracking health insurance coverage by month : trends in employment based coverage among workers and access to coverage among uninsured workers.  EBRI Notes. 31 (3): 8-16, Mar. 2010.

Tracking Health Insurance Coverage by Month: Trends in Employment-Based Coverage Among Workers’, and ‘Access to Coverage Among Uninsured Workers.’  EBRI Notes [Employee Benefit Research Institute] 31(3):8-16 Mar. 2010. 

Health & Justice Health Care for People Involved in the Justice System Issue Brief No. 37.  Washington : Grant Makers Health.  Mar. 2010.

Medcaid Enrollment : June 2009 Data Snapshot.  Menlo Park. CA: The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Feb. 18, 2010.

Hicks, L., and others.  Impact of health disparities collaborative on racial / ethnic and insurance disparities in US community health centers.  Archives of Internal Medicine. 170 (3) Feb. 8, 2010.

Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act: One Year Later Connecting Kids to Coverage.  Washington:  Health and Human Services, Feb. 4, 2010.

Cohen, R., and Bloom, B.  Access to and utilization of medical care for young adults aged 20-29 years : United States, 2008.NCHS Data Brief. 29, Feb. 2010.

Cohen, R.  Impact of type of insurance plan on access and utilization of health care services for adults aged 18-64 years with private health insurance:  United States, 2007-2008. NCHS Data Brief. 28, Feb. 2010.

DeCristofaro AH. Require Individuals to Obtain Coverage The Likely Effects of An Individual Health Insurance Mandate.  Santa Monica, CA:  Rand, Feb. 2010.

Effros R Ease Medicaid SCHIP Eigibility Rules.The Likely Effects of Expanding/SCHIP Nationally.  Santa Monica, CA:  Rand, Feb. 2010.

Insurance Companies Prosper, Families Suffer: Our Broken Health Insurance System.  Washington:  U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Feb. 2010.

Likely Effects of Requiring Employers to Offer Health Insurance.  Analysis of Employer Mandate.  Santa Monica, CA:  Rand, Feb. 2010.

Stimpson, J., and others. Trends in health care spending for immigrants in the United States.  Health Affairs. 29 (3) 544-550, Feb. 2010.

DeCristofaro, A. Require individuals to obtain coverage The likely effects of an individual health insurance mandate.. Santa Monica, CA: RAND, Feb. 2010.

Effros, R.  Ease Medicaid/SCHIP eigibility rules. The likely effects of expanding Medicaid/SCHIP nationally. Santa Monica, CA: RAND, Feb. 2010.

Likely effects of requiring employers to offer health insurance. Analysis of employer mandate. Santa Monica, CA: RAND, Feb. 2010.

Insurance Companies Prosper, Families Suffer: Our Broken Health Insurance System. Washington, DC: US Dept. of Health and Human Services, Feb. 2010.

Ryan, A.N.  Has pay-for-performance decreased access for minority patients?  Health Services Research.  45(1):6-23, Feb. 2010.

Seiber, E.E., and Florence, C.S.  SCHIP’s impact on dependent coverage in the small-group health insurance market.  Health Services Research.  45(1):230-245, Feb. 2010.

Trivedi, A., and others.  Increased ambulatory care copayments and hospitalizations among the elderly.  New England Journal of Medicine. 362 (4) 320-328, Jan. 28, 2010.

Herrick, D.  Affordable Health Plans are an Endangered Species.  Dallas, TX: National Center for Policy Analysis. (738) Jan. 21, 2010.  http://www.ncpa.org/pdfs/ba738.pdf

Felland, L., and others.  The economic recession : early impacts on health care safety net providers.  Center for Studying Health System Change. (15)  Jan. 2010.

Retiree health benefit trends among the medicare eligible population.  EBRI Notes. 31 (1) : 13-16, Jan. 2010.

Sipkoff, M.  Higher copayments and deductibles delay medical care, a common problem for Americans.  Managed Care.  19(1):46-49, Jan. 2010.

Doty, M., and others.  Coming Out of Crisis: Patient Experiences in Primary Care in New Orleans, Four Years Post-Katrina-Findings from the Commonwealth Fund 2009 Survey of Clinic Patients in New Orleans.  New York:  Commonwealth Fund, Jan. 15, 2010.

Retiree Health Benefit Trends Among the Medicare-Eligible Population.  EBRI Notes [Employee Benefit Research Institute] 31(1):13-16, Jan 2010.  

Garcia, C., Pagan, J.A., Hardeman, R.  Context matters: where would you be the least worse off in the US if you were uninsured?  Health Policy.  94(1):76-83, 2010.

Cohen, R., and others.  Health Insurance Coverage: Early Release of Estimates From the National Health Interview Survey, 2009.  Atlanta, GA:  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  2010.

Leininger, L., Levy, H., and Schanzenbach, D.  Consequences of SCHIP expansions for household well-beingFrontiers in Health Policy Research.  13(1):3, 2010.

McHugh, M., and others.  Health benefits in the health care industry.  Hospitals & Health Magazine.  2010.  http://www.hhnmag.com/hhnmag_app/jsp/articledisplay.jsp?dcrpath=HHNMAG/Article/data/10OCT2010/102510HHN_Weekly_McHugh&domain=HHNMAG

Aizcorbe, A., and others.  Measuring Health Care Costs of Individuals With Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance in the U.S.:  A Comparison of Survey and Claims Data.  Washington, DC: US Dept of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, 2010.  http://www.bea.gov/papers/pdf/measuring_health_care_costs_of_individuals_aizcorbe.pdf

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