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Health Reform

Drew Altman: The Republicans’ Jekyll-and-Hyde Health Care Plan

New York Times Op-Ed

“Overall the plan will benefit the wealthy and young adults, but hurt larger numbers of people who are old or poor.”
Health Reform

Interactive Map: What's at Stake with ACA Repeal?

Including, for Each State:

  • Number of Traditional & Expansion Medicaid Enrollees
  • Federal & Expansion Medicaid Spending Amounts
  • Reduction in Number of People without Insurance, 2013-2015
  • Estimated Number of People with Declinable Pre-Existing Condition

Factors Affecting States’ Ability to Respond to Federal Medicaid Cuts and Caps: Which States Are Most At Risk?

Key Findings

  • All states could be affected by reduced federal funding, but those with certain characteristics would be hit harder.
  • States with limited Medicaid programs could face more challenges coping with per capita caps or block grants.
  • Some Medicaid expansion states could face more disruption in financing and coverage than others.

Diane Rowland on How the House-Passed AHCA Would Fundamentally Change Medicaid

Private Insurance

Key Figure

Map: Counties at Risk of Having No Insurer on the 2018 Marketplace


out of 3,143 counties are at risk of zero insurers offering plans on the 2018 marketplace.
Health Reform

Compare House-Passed American Health Care Act to Current Law in Key Areas

  • Pre-Existing Conditions
  • Subsidies for People with Individual Market Plans
  • Employer Requirements and Provisions
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
Health Reform

Gaps in Coverage Among People With Pre-Existing Conditions

6.3 million

people could potentially face higher premiums under the House’s American Health Care Act, due to pre-existing health conditions


The Role of Medicaid in Rural America

A look at Medicaid’s role for 52 million nonelderly children and adults living in the most rural areas in the United States.

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