Estimates the number of Americans who die prematurely because they don't have health insurance, has state-level breakdowns by week, month, and year.
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Accelerating the Affordable Care Act’s Enrollment Momentum: 10 Recommendations for Future Enrollment Periods
Building on lessons learned during the first enrollment period, this report identifies 10 key steps that HHS and state marketplaces can take to significantly increase the number of people who enroll in health insurance during the next enrollment period.
Want to know the three most effective ways to get eligible state residents enrolled in Medicaid faster? Learn about the enrollment options states can adopt to bolster and retain the number of residents in their Medicaid programs.
Shows how many people will be able to get affordable, comprehensive insurance through the new health insurance marketplaces and how many people the Affordable Care Act has helped so far.
Defines what quality health care is and explains why measuring health care quality is important. Discusses five ways that quality measurement can improve health care.
Find out how many Americans with pre-existing conditions will benefit from the Affordable Care Act's protections against being denied health insurance.
Explains three reasons why states should use data from SNAP (formerly known as food stamps) data to enroll adults in Medicaid without requiring a full application.
Examines the negative effects on children's health when they lose health coverage during the year due to fluctuating family income and discusses how coverage disruptions place a costly burden on states.
Job-Based Health Coverage and the Affordable Care Act: Why the Law Won't Cause Employers to Drop Coverage
This fact sheet refutes the myth that businesses will accept the financial penalty imposed by the Affordable Care Act rather than offer health insurance to their employees.
As the number of Americans without health insurance continues to rise, so too do the costs borne by those who have coverage, who face what might be called a “hidden health tax.” Uninsured people who receive health care often cannot afford to pay the full amount themselves, so the costs of this uncompensated care get shifted to those who have insurance.