Tag Archives: health insurance

Income, Poverty and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2014

Income, Poverty and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2014 Source: U.S. Census Bureau The U.S. Census Bureau announced today that in 2014, there was no statistically significant change from 2013 in either real median household income or the official poverty rate. At the same time, the percentage of people without health insurance coverage […]

Private Health Insurance: The Range of Premiums and Plan Availability for Individuals in 2014 and 2015

Private Health Insurance: The Range of Premiums and Plan Availability for Individuals in 2014 and 2015 Source: Government Accountability Office As of 2014, key provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) resulted in the establishment of health insurance exchanges in each state and changed how insurers determined health insurance premiums. Individual market […]

The Children’s Health Insurance Program: A 50-state examination of CHIP spending and enrollment

The Children’s Health Insurance Program: A 50-state examination of CHIP spending and enrollment Source: Pew Charitable Trusts The Children’s Health Insurance Program, a joint state-federal partnership, covered 8.1 million children at a cost of more than $13 billion in 2013. Since the program’s inception in 1997, CHIP has been administered in every state to provide […]

Monitoring the Impact of Health Reform on Americans Ages 50-64

Monitoring the Impact of Health Reform on Americans Ages 50-64 Source: AARP Public Policy Institute New AARP Public Policy Institute/Urban Institute survey data show the uninsured rates for 50- to 64-year-olds dropped 31% between December 2013 and December 2014. A bigger drop occurred in states that expanded their Medicaid programs, and the uninsured rate is […]

State-Based Exchanges Saw Higher Attrition from 2014 to 2015 Than Federally-Facilitated Exchanges

State-Based Exchanges Saw Higher Attrition from 2014 to 2015 Than Federally-Facilitated Exchanges (PDF) Source: Avelere Health (via HealthReformGPS) Exchanges run by the federal government both retained a higher percentage of 2014 enrollees and enrolled a higher percentage of new enrollees in 2015 than states that run their own exchanges, according to a new Avalere analysis. […]