Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues…

Women's Health Policy

Reproductive Health in the Trump Era: Implications of Recent Federal and Judicial Action

KFF’s Alina Salganicoff and Laurie Sobel led a web briefing to explain what this flurry of federal activity may mean for women, their providers, and future policy directions.
Health Reform

Drew Altman: The New Health Care Agenda: Gridlock, Lots of Hearings

What the midterm election means for the health policy agenda between now and 2020–mostly political positioning and gridlock in Congress, with most of the action affecting people occurring in the states.
Medicaid

The Midterm Elections and Medicaid Expansion

A look at the ballot initiative votes in Idaho, Nebraska, Utah, and Montana, and the implications of the gubernatorial elections in Kansas, Maine and Wisconsin.
Health Reform

Why 2019 ACA Marketplace Premiums Are More Expensive Than They Could Be

We analyze the impact of the repeal of the individual mandate penalty and the expansion of loosely-regulated plans.
Health Reform

Analysis: Why do short-term plans have lower premiums than ACA plans?

Short-term plans can charge premiums that are 54 percent lower by:

  • Excluding coverage of pre-existing conditions or denying insurance altogether to people with such conditions.
  • Limiting or not covering benefits such as prescription drugs, maternity care, mental health and substance use treatment.
Disparities Policy

Estimated Impacts of the Proposed Public Charge Rule on Immigrants and Medicaid

  • Medicaid/CHIP enrollment likely to decline.
  • Over 14M Medicaid and CHIP enrollees live in a household with a noncitizen.
  • 94 percent of noncitizens who entered the U.S. without legal permanent resident status have characteristics the government could weigh against them in public charge determinations.
Women's Health Policy

Proposed Changes to Title X: Implications for Women and Family Planning Providers

The Trump Administration proposed new regulations in June for the Federal Title X family planning program that could significantly impact the network of providers currently available to low-income women.

The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Headquarters: 2400 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025 | Phone 650-854-9400
Washington Offices and Barbara Jordan Conference Center: 1330 G Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005 | Phone 202-347-5270

www.kff.org | Email Alerts: kff.org/email | facebook.com/KaiserFamilyFoundation | twitter.com/KaiserFamFound

Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues, the Kaiser Family Foundation is a nonprofit organization based in Menlo Park, California.