Scanning the Headlines: Access and Coverage (Archive) 2015

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Stempniak, M.  (2015, Dec. 15).  Will Boeing change health care?  Trustee.  Retrieved from:  http://www.trusteemag.com/display/TRU-news-article.dhtml?dcrPath=/templatedata/HF_Common/NewsArticle/data/TRU/WebExclusives/2015/boing-change-health-care-direct-contracting-blo-stempniak&eid=253184277&bid=1258607

Zemel, S., Corso, C. and Cardwell, A.  (2015, Nov. 16).  Toolkit:  State Strategies to Enroll Justice-Involved Individuals in Health Coverage.  Washington:  National Academy for State Health Policy.  Retrieved from:  http://www.nashp.org/toolkit-state-strategies-to-enroll-justice-involved-individuals-in-health-coverage/

Johnsen, M.  (2015, Nov. 11).  Where does your state rank in physician access?  DSN Drug Store News.  Retrieved from:  http://www.drugstorenews.com/article/where-does-your-state-rank-physician-access

Soni, A.  (2015, Nov.)  Specialist Need and Access Among Adults with Multiple Chronic Conditions, U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population, 2012.  Statistical Brief #482.  Rockville, MD:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.   Retrieved from:  http://meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/data_files/publications/st482/stat482.pdf

Martinez, M., and Cohen, R.  (2015, Nov.)  Health Insurance Coverage:  Early Release of Estimates From the National Health Interview Survey, January-June 2015.  Retrieved from:  www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhis/earlyrelease/insur201511.pdf

Sommers, B.  (2015, Oct. 28).  Health care reform's unfinished work - remaining barriers to coverage and access.  New England Journal of Medicine.  Retrieved from:  http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMp1509462?query=TOC&

Alker, J., and Chester, A.  (2015, Oct.).  Children's Health Insurance Rates in 2014:  ACA Results in Significant Improvements.  Washington: Georgetown University.  Retrieved from:  http://ccf.georgetown.edu/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/child_uninsurance_rates_2014_aca.pdf

(2015, Sept. 22).  Health Insurance Coverage and the Affordable Care Act.  Washington:  Department of Health and Human Services.  Retrieved from:  https://aspe.hhs.gov/sites/default/files/pdf/111826/ACA%20health%20insurance%20coverage%20brief%2009212015.pdf

Collins, S., Gunja, M., and Beutel, S.  (2015, Sept. 16).  New U.S. Census Data Show the Number of Uninsured Americans Dropped by 8.8 Million.  New York:  Commonwealth Fund.  Retrieved from:  http://www.commonwealthfund.org/publications/blog/2015/sept/us-census-data-shows-uninsured-americans-drop

(2015, Sept. 15).  Charging Older Adults Higher Premiums Could Cost Taxpayers.  New York:  Commonwealth Fund.  Retrieved from:  http://www.commonwealthfund.org/publications/blog/2015/sept/charging-older-adults-higher-premiums-could-cost-taxpayers

Clarke, T., Ward, B., Freeman, G., Schiller, J.  (2015, Sept.).  Early Release of Selected Estimates Based on Data From the January-March 2015 Nationl Health Interview Survey.  Washington:  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  Retrieved from:  http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhis/earlyrelease/earlyrelease201509.pdf

Biles, B., Casillas, G., Guterman, S.  (2015, Aug. 25).  Competition Among Medicare's Private Health Plans:  Does It Really Exist?  The Commonwealth Fund.  Retrieved from:  http://www.commonwealthfund.org/publications/issue-briefs/2015/aug/competition-medicare-private-plans-does-it-exist

(2015, Aug. 14).  QuickStats:  Percentage* of Office-Based Primary Care Physicians Not Accepting New Patients, by Source of Payment - United States, 2013.  Weekly.  64(31):862.  Retrieved from:  http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6431a10.htm

Blumenthal, D., and Squires, D.  (2015, Aug. 12).  Estimating the Affordable Care Act's Impact on Health.  New York:  Commonwealth Fund.  http://www.commonwealthfund.org/publications/blog/2015/aug/estimating-the-acas-impact-on-health

Witters, D.  (2015, Aug. 10).  In U.S., Uninsured Rates Continue to Drop in Most States.  Gallup.  Retrieved from:  http://www.gallup.com/poll/184514/uninsured-rates-continue-drop-states.aspx

McKee, C., and others.  (2015, Aug. 4).  State Medicaid Eligibility Policies for Individuals Moving Into and Out of Incarceration.  Oakland, CA:  The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.  Retrieved from:  http://kff.org/medicaid/issue-brief/state-medicaid-eligibility-policies-for-individuals-moving-into-and-out-of-incarceration/

Evans, C.S., Smith, S., and others. (2015, Aug.). The effect of community health center (CHC) density on preventable hospital admissions in Medicaid and uninsured patients. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 26(3), 839-851. 

Artiga, S., Young, K., Garfield, R., and Majerol, M. (2015, Aug).  Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Access to and Utilization of Care Among Insured Adults.  Menlo Park, CA:  Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.  Retrieved from:  http://files.kff.org/attachment/issue-brief-racial-and-ethnic-disparities-in-access-to-and-utilization-of-care-among-insured-adults

(2015, Aug).  MEPS Insurance Component Chartbook 2014.  Rockville, MD:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.  http://meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/survey_comp/MEPSICChartbook.pdf

Cohen, Ph.D., R., and Martinez, M.  (2015, Aug.).  Health Insurance Coverage:  Early Release of Estimates From the National Health Interview Survey, January-March 2015.  Washington:  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  Retrieved from:  http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhis/earlyrelease/insur201508.pdf

(2015, Aug.).  In or Out:  An Examination of Medcaid's Coverage Determination Policies.  Oakland, CA:  California Healthcare Foundation.  Retrieved from:  http://www.chcf.org/~/media/MEDIA%20LIBRARY%20Files/PDF/I/PDF%20InOutMedicaidDetermination.pdf

Kates, J., and others.  (2015, July 30).  Health and Access to Care and Coverage for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Individuals in the U.S.  Menlo Park, CA:  The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.  Retrieved from:  http://kff.org/disparities-policy/issue-brief/health-and-access-to-care-and-coverage-for-lesbian-gay-bisexual-and-transgender-individuals-in-the-u-s/

HCUP Fast Stats - Effect of Medicaid Expansion on Hospital Use [interactive tool]. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, accessed July 23, 2015 at http://www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/faststats/statepayer/states.jsp

Fox, Ph.D., J., and Shaw, MD., F.  (2015, July 17).  Receipt of Selected Clinical Preventive Services by Adults - United States, 2011-2012.  Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR).   64(27):738-742.  Retrieved from:  http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6427a2.htm

Ferris, S.  (2015, July 10).  Uninsured rate hits lowest level to date, boosting ObamaCare.  The Hill.  Retrieved from:  http://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/247488-uninsured-rate-falls-to-lowest-level-to-date-poll-finds

Li, S., Bruen, B., Lantz, P., and Mendez, D.  (2015, July 2).  Impact of Health Insurance Expansions on Nonelderly Adults With Hypertension.  Atlanta:  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  Retrieved from:  http://www.cdc.gov/pcd/issues/2015/15_0111.htm

Nikpay, S., Buchmueller, T., and Levy, H. (2015, July). Early Medicaid expansion in Connecticut stemmed the growth in hospital uncompensated care. Health Affairs, 34(7), 1170-1179.  http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/34/7/1170.abstract 

Sparer, M.S. (2015, July). Medicaid at 50: Remarkable growth fueled by unexpected politics. Health Affairs, 34(7), 1084-1091.  http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/34/7/1084.abstract 

Weil, A.R. (2015, July). Medicaid moving forward. Health Affairs, 34(7), 1092-1095.  http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/34/7/1092.abstract 

Martinez, M., Ward, B., and Adams, P.  (2015, July).  Health Care Access and Utilization Among Adults Aged 18-64, by Race and Hispanic Origin:  United States, 2013 and 2014.  NCHS Data Brief No. 208.  Washington: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  Retrieved from:  http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db208.pdf

Graham, R., and others.  (2015, July).  Institute of Medicine, Board on Health Sciences Policy. Strategies to Improve Cardiac Arrest Survival; a Time to Act. Washington:  National Academies Press.  Retrieved from:  http://www.nap.edu/catalog/21723/strategies-to-improve-cardiac-arrest-survival-a-time-to-act

Sobel, L., and Salganicoff, A.  (2015, July).  Round 2 on Legal Challenges to Contraceptive Coverage:  Are Nonprofits "Substantially Burdened" by the "Accommodation"?  Menlo Park, CA:  Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.  Retrieved from:  http://files.kff.org/attachment/issue-brief-round-2-on-the-legal-challenges-to-contraceptive-coverage-are-nonprofits-substantially-burdened-by-the-accommodation

Schencker, L. (2015, June 29). King ruling dims ACA foes’ legal hopes. Modern Healthcare, 45(26), 8-9.

Ollove, M.  (2015, June 24).  Not Expanding Medicaid Can Cost Local Taxpayers.  Philadelphia, PA:  PEW Charitable Trusts.  Retrieved from:  http://www.pewtrusts.org/en/research-and-analysis/blogs/stateline/2015/6/24/not-expanding-medicaid-can-cost-local-taxpayers

(2015, June 23). Visualizing Health Policy:  Health Care Coverage and Access for Men, 2013-2015.  Menlo Park, CA:  Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.  Retrieved from:  http://kff.org/infographic/visualizing-health-policy-health-care-coverage-and-access-for-men-2013-2015/

Tavernise, S.  (2015, June 23).  Fewer Poor Uninsured After Health Law, Study Finds.  New York Times.  Retrieved from:  http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/23/us/fewer-poor-uninsured-study-finds-in-health-law.html

(2015, June 23).  Medicaid & CHIP:  April 2015 Monthly Applications, Eligibility Determinations and Enrollment Report.  Washington:  Department of Health and Human Services.  Retrieved from:  http://www.medicaid.gov/medicaid-chip-program-information/program-information/downloads/april-2015-enrollment-report.pdf

Potter, W.  (2015, June 22).  Why America's Central Bank is Concerned About Our Growing Dental Health Care Crisis.  Huffington Post.  Retrieved from:  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/wendell-potter/why-americas-central-bank_b_7639364.html

Fitzsimons, T.  (2015, June 11).  Advocates say insurers are driving away sick customers [adverse tiering].  Marketplace - Health Care.  Retrieved from:  http://www.marketplace.org/topics/health-care/advocates-say-insurers-are-driving-away-sick-customers 

Burress, J.  (2015, June 10).  Some injured patients still skip care because of high costs.  Kaiser Health News.  Retrieved from:  http://khn.org/news/some-insured-patients-still-skip-care-because-of-high-costs/

Appleby, J.  (2015, June 3).  Consumers drawn to low prices of temporary health plans despite risks. Kaiser Health News.  Retrieved from:  http://khn.org/news/consumers-drawn-to-low-prices-of-temporary-health-plans-despite-risks/

Carman, K.G., Eibner, C., and Paddock, S.M. (2015, June). Trends in health insurance enrollment, 2013-15. Health Affairs, 34(6), 1044-1048. 

Walker, E.R., Cummings, J.R., and others. (2015, June).  Insurance status, use of mental health services, and unmet need for mental health care in the United States. Psychiatric Services, 66(6), 578-584.

Rhoades, J.  (2015, June).  Spells of Uninsurance:  Estimates for the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population under Age 65, 2013.  Rockfille, MD: Agency for Healthcare Resarch and Quality.  Retrieved from:  http://meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/data_files/publications/st476/stat476.pdf

(2015, June).  Oral Health:  An Essential Component of Primary Care.  Seattle. WA:  Qualis Health.  Retrieved from:  http://www.safetynetmedicalhome.org/sites/default/files/White-Paper-Oral-Health-Primary-Care.pdf

Garfield, R., and Young, K.  (2015, June).  How Does Gaining Coverage Affect People's Lives?  Access, Utilization, and Financial Security among Newly Insured Adults.  Menlo Park, CA:  Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.  Retrieved from:  http://files.kff.org/attachment/issue-brief-how-does-gaining-coverage-affect-peoples-lives-access-utilization-and-financial-security-among-newly-insured-adults

Cohen, R., and Martinez, M.  (2015, June).  Health Insurance Coverage:  Early Release of Estimates From the National Health Interview Survey, 2014.  Washington:  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  Retrieved from:  http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhis/earlyrelease/insur201506.pdf

Blumenthal, D., Rasmussen, P., Collins, S., and Doty, M.  (2015, June).  Does Medicaid Make a Difference?  New York:  Commonwealth FundRetrieved from:  http://www.commonwealthfund.org/~/media/files/publications/issue-brief/2015/jun/1825_blumenthal_does_medicaid_make_a_difference_ib_v2.pdf 

(2015, June).  The Skinny on Narrow Networks in Health Insurance Marketplace Plans.  Princeton, NJ:  Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.  Retrieved from:  http://www.rwjf.org/content/dam/farm/reports/issue_briefs/2015/rwjf421027

Wishner, J., Holahan, J., and Upadhyay, D.  (2015, May 27).  Medicaid Expansion, The Private Option and Personal Responsibility Requirements.  Washington:  Urban Institute.  Retrieved from:  http://www.urban.org/research/publication/medicaid-expansion-private-option-and-personal-responsibility-requirements/view/full_report

Altman, D.  (2015, May 20).  Most say the ACA has not impacted them or their family.  Washington Wire.  Retrieved from:  http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2015/05/20/are-more-americans-benefiting-from-obamacare-than-realize-it/

Sun, L.  (2015, May 14).  1 in 4 adults had insurance but still couldn't afford medical care.  The Washington Post.  Retrieved from:  http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/to-your-health/wp/2015/05/14/1-in-4-adults-had-insurance-but-still-couldnt-afford-medical-care/

(2015, May).  2014 National healthcare quality and disparities report: chartbook on access to health care.  Rockville, MD:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.  Retrieved from:  http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/2014chartbooks/access/index.html 

(2015, May).  2014 National healthcare quality and disparities report: chartbook on patient safety.  Rockville, MD:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.  Retrieved from:  http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/2014chartbooks/patientsafety/index.html 

(2015, May).  Non-Group Health Insurance:  Many Insured Americans with High-Out-of-Pocket Costs Forgo Needed Health Care.  Washington:  FamiliesUSA.  Retrieved from:  http://familiesusa.org/sites/default/files/product_documents/ACA_HRMSurvey%20Urban-Report_final_web.pdf

Hancock, J.  (2015, Apr. 28).  Medicaid's tension:  Getting corporate giants to do right by the needy.  Kaiser Health News.  Retrieved from:  http://kaiserhealthnews.org/news/medicaids-tension-getting-corporate-giants-to-do-right-by-the-needy/?utm_campaign=KHN%3A+Daily+Health+Policy+Report

Doty, M., Beutel, S., Rasmussen, P., and Collins, S.  (2015, Apr. 27).  Latinos Have Made Coverage Gains but Millions Are Still Uninsured.  New York:  Commonwealth Fund.  Retrieved from:  http://www.commonwealthfund.org/publications/blog/2015/apr/latinos-have-made-coverage-gains

Pearson, C.  (2015, Apr. 24).  Individual Mandate Penalty May Be Too Low to Attract Middle-Income Individuals to Enroll in Exchanges.  Washington:  Avalere Health.  Retrieved from:  http://avalere.com/expertise/managed-care/insights/individual-mandate-penalty-may-be-too-low-to-attract-middle-income-individu

Helmsahelms, A.  (2015, Apr. 4).  A growing risk:  High-deductible health plans can ruin finances.  The Charlotte Observer.  Retrieved from:  http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/business/health-care/article17398751.html

Gingrass, J. (2015, April). Changing the channel: strategies for expanding patient access. Healthcare Financial Management, 69(4), 64-68.  https://www.hfma.org/Content.aspx?id=29179 

McMorrow, S., Kenney, G.M., and others. (2015, April). Uninsurance among young adults continues to decline, particularly in Medicaid expansion states. Health Affairs, 34(4), 616-620. 

Xing, J., Goehring, C., and Mancuso, D. (2015, April). Care Coordination program for Washington State Medicaid enrollees reduced inpatient hospital costs. Health Affairs, 34(4), 654-661.

Rasmussen, P., Collins, S., Doty, M. and Beutel, S. (2015, Apr.).   Health Care Coverage and Access in the Nation's Four Largest States.  New York: Commonwealth Fund. Retrieved from:  http://www.commonwealthfund.org/publications/issue-briefs/2015/apr/coverage-and-access

Buettgens, M., Holahan, J., and Recht, H.  (2015, Apr.).  Medicaid Expansion, Health Coverage, and Spending:  An Update for the 21 States that have not Expanded Eligibility.  Menlo Park, CA:  Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.  Retrieved from:  http://files.kff.org/attachment/issue-brief-medicaid-expansion-health-coverage-and-spending-an-update-for-the-21-states-that-have-not-expanded-eligibility

Dickson, V. (2015, March 30). Future of Medicaid hospital improvement program in doubt. Modern Healthcare, 45(13), 20-22.

Overland, D.  (2015, Mar. 17).  Survey:  ACA had little impact on employer-sponsored plans this year.  FierceHealthPayer.  Retrieved from:  http://www.fiercehealthpayer.com/story/survey-aca-had-little-impact-employer-sponsored-plans-year/2015-03-17

(2015, Mar. 10).  Health Insurance Marketplaces 2015 Open Enrollment Period:  March Enrollment Report.  Washington:  Department of Health and Human Services.  Retrieved from:  http://aspe.hhs.gov/health/reports/2015/MarketPlaceEnrollment/Mar2015/ib_2015mar_enrollment.pdf

Gilman, M., Adams, E.K., and others. (2015, March). Safety-net hospitals more likely than other hospitals to fare poorly under Medicare’s value-based purchasing. Health Affairs, 34(3), 398-405. 

McDonnell, D.D., and Graham, C.L. (2015, March). Medicaid beneficiaries in California reported less positive experiences when assigned to a managed care plan. Health Affairs, 34(3), 447-454.

Hing, E., Decker, S., and Jamoom, E.  (2015, Mar.).  Acceptance of New Patients With Public and Private Insurance by Office-based Physicians:  United States, 2013.  NCHS Data Brief No. 195.  Washington:  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  Retrieved from:  http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db195.pdf

Gabel, J., Whitmore, H., Satorius, J., Pickreign, J., and Stromberg, S.  (2015, Mar.).  Collectively Bargained Health Plans:  More Comprehensive, Less Cost Sharing Than Employer Plans.  Health Affairs.  34(3):461-466.  Retrieved from:  http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/34/3/461.abstract

(2015, Mar.).  Early Evidence Finds Premium Tax Credit Likely Contributed to Expanded Coverage, but Some Lack Access to Affordable Plans.  Washington:  United States Government Accountability Office.  Retrieved from:  http://www.gao.gov/assets/670/669166.pdf

Martinez, M., and Cohen, R.  (2015, Mar.).  Health Insurance Coverage:  Early Release of Estimates From the National Health Interview Survey, January-September 2014.  Washington:  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  Retrieved from:  http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhis/earlyrelease/insur201503.pdf

Witters, D. (2015, Feb. 24).  Arkansas, Kentucky See Most Improvement in Uninsured Rates; State of the States, Well-Being Index. Gallup-Healthways.  Retrieved from:  http://www.gallup.com/poll/181664/arkansas-kentucky-improvement-uninsured-rates.aspx 

(2015, Feb. 24).  Associated Press. Survey: Uninsured Rate Hit New Low in 2014. New York Times.  Retrived from:  http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2015/02/24/us/politics/ap-us-health-overhaul-uninsured.html?_r=0

Stremikis, K.  (2015, Feb. 17).  All Aboard:  Engaging Self-Insured Employers in Multi-Payer Reform.  New York:  Milbank Memorial Fund.  Retrieved from:  http://www.pbgh.org/storage/documents/Milbank_-_PBGH_Report_FINAL_2_17_15.pdf

Rosenthal, E.  (2015, Feb. 7).  Insured, but not covered.  New York Times.  Retrieved from:  http://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/08/sunday-review/insured-but-not-covered.html?_r=0

Perez, B., and Schrag, J. (2015, Feb.). Adapting chronic disease care for the underserved: innovations in the safety-net. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 26(1), 293-299.

Cohen, R.  (2015, Feb.).  Problems Paying Medical Bills Among Persons Under Age 65:  Early Release of Estimates From the National Health Interview Survey, 2011-June 2014.  Washington:  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  Retrieved from:  http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhis/earlyrelease/probs_paying_medical_bills_jan_2011_jun_2014.pdf

(2015, Feb.).  Coverage of Services and Costs to Consumers in Selected CHIP and Private Health Plans in Five States.  Washington:  United States Government Accountability Office.  Retrieved from:  http://www.gao.gov/assets/670/668680.pdf

Vistnes, J., and Cohen, S.  (2015, Feb.).  Statistical Brief #467:  Transitions in Health Insurance Coverage Over Time, 2012-2014 (Selected Intervals):  Estimates for the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Adult Population under Age 65.   Washington:  U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.  Retrieved from:  http://meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/data_files/publications/st467/stat467.shtml

Cohen, R.  (2015, Feb.).  Problems Paying Medical Bills Among Persons Under Age 65:  Early Release of Estimates From the National Health Interview Survey, 2011-June 2014.  Washington:  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  Retrieved from:  http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhis/earlyrelease/probs_paying_medical_bills_jan_2011_jun_2014.pdf

Brandenburg, L., Gabow, P., Steele, G., Toussaint, J., and Tyson, B.  (2015, Feb.).  Innovation and Best Practices in Health Care Scheduling.  Washington:  Institute of Medicine.  Retrieved from:  http://www.iom.edu/~/media/Files/Perspectives-Files/2015/SchedulingBestPractices.pdf

Garfield, R., and Young, K.  (2015, Jan. 29).  Adults Who Remained Uninsured at the End of 2014.  Menlo Park, CA:  Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.  Retrieved from:  http://kff.org/health-reform/issue-brief/adults-who-remained-uninsured-at-the-end-of-2014/

(2015, Jan. 29).  New Kaiser Survey Finds Eleven Million Newly Insured Adults As of Mid-December, But Nearly Half Who Remained Uninsured....  Menlo Park, CA:  Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.  Retrieved from:  http://kff.org/health-reform/press-release/new-kaiser-survey-finds-eleven-million-newly-insured-adults-as-of-mid-december-but-nearly-half-who-remained-uninsured-one-year-after-full-implementation-of-the-affordable-care-act-were-eligible-for-m/

Karpman, M., Weiss, A., and Long, S.  (2015, Jan. 27).  QuickTake:  Access to Health Care Providers Improved between September 2013 and September 2014.  Washington: Urban Institute.  http://hrms.urban.org/quicktakes/Access-to-Health-Care-Providers-Improved.html

Karpman, M.  (2015, Jan. 27).  QuickTake:  Uninsurance Rate Down 25 Percent for Working Adults and 31 Percent for Low-Income Workers since September 2013.  Washington:  Urban Institute.  Retrieved from:  http://hrms.urban.org/quicktakes/Uninsurance-Rate-Down-25-Percent-for-Working-Adults.html

Karpman, M.  (2015, Jan. 27).  QuickTake:  Thirty-Six Percent Drop in Uninsurance Rate for Adults in Rural Areas Narrows Rural-Urban Coverage Gap.    Washington:   Urban Institute.  Retrieved from:  http://hrms.urban.org/quicktakes/Thirty-Six-Percent-Drop-in-Uninsurance-Rate.html

Galewitz, P.  (2015, Jan. 21).  Medicaid pay hike opened doors for patients, study finds.  Kaiser Health News.  Retrieved from:  http://kaiserhealthnews.org/news/medicaid-pay-hike-opens-doors-for-patients-study-finds/

Polsky, D., Richards, M., Basseyn, S., Wissoker, D., Kenney, G., Zuckerman, S, and Rhodes, K.  (2015, Jan. 21).  Appointment availabilty after increases in Medicaid payments for primary care.  New England Journal of Medicine.  Retrieved from:  http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMsa1413299

Collins, S., Rasmussen, P., Doty, M., and Beutel, S.  (2015, Jan. 15).  The Rise in Health Care Coverage and Affordability Since Health Reform Took Effect.  New York:  Commonwealth Fund, 2015.  Retrived from:  http://www.commonwealthfund.org/publications/issue-briefs/2015/jan/biennial-health-insurance-survey?omnicid=WHPR727679&mid=dculbertson@aha.org

Porter, E.  (2015, Jan. 13).  The costs of stinginess in Medicaid.  New York Times.  Retrieved from:  http://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/14/business/economy/the-costs-of-stinginess-in-medicaid.html

Sanger-Katz, M.  (2015, Jan. 12).  How Medicaid for children recoups much of its cost in the long run.  New York Times.  Retrieved from:   http://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/13/upshot/how-medicaid-for-children-recoups-much-of-its-cost-in-the-long-run.html?rref=upshot&abt=0002&abg=1

Blumberg, L., Buettgens, M., and Holahan, J.  (2015, Jan. 8).  The Implications of a Supreme Court Finding for the Plaintiff in King vs. Burwell:  8.2 Million More Uninsured and 35% Higher Premiums.  Washington:  Urban Institute.  Retrieved from:  http://www.urban.org/publications/2000062.html

Bagley, N., Jones, D., and Jost, T.  (2015, Jan. 8).  Predicting the fallout from King v. Burwell - Exchanges and the ACA.  New England Journal of Medicine.  372:101-104.  http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMp1414191

Jacobson, G.A., Neuman, P., and Damico, A. (2015, Jan.). At least half of new Medicare Advantage enrollees had switched from traditional Medicare during 2006-11. Health Affairs, 34(1), 48-55. 

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