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Implementation of the ACA in Kentucky: Lessons Learned to Date and the Potential Effects of Future Changes

Executive Summary
  1. Kaiser Family Foundation analysis of the 2014 and 2015 Current Population Survey, Annual Social and Economic Supplements.

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  2. Governor Matthew Bevin, 2016 State of the Commonwealth and Budget Address Transcript, January 26, 2016, https://www.ket.org/content/uploads/2016/01/Gov.-Matt-Bevin-2016-SOTC-Budget-Address-Transcript-01.26.16.pdf

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  3. Ibid.

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Issue Brief
  1. Kaiser Family Foundation analysis of the 2014 and 2015 Current Population Survey, Annual Social and Economic Supplements.

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  2. Kaiser Family Foundation, State Health Facts. “Total Medicaid and CHIP Child Enrollment, Summer 2013 to December 2015” Data source: CMS, Medicaid & CHIP Monthly Applications, Eligibility Determinations, and Enrollment Reports: February 2014 - December 2015 preliminary), as of February 29, 2016, http://kff.org/health-reform/state-indicator/total-monthly-medicaid-and-chip-enrollment/.

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  3. Kaiser Family Foundation, State Health Facts. “Marketplace Plan Selections as a Share of the Potential Marketplace Population.” Data Source: Addendum to the Health Insurance Marketplaces 2016 Open Enrollment Period:Final Enrollment Report for the period November 1, 2015 - February 1, 2016, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), March 11, 2016; and Kaiser Family Foundation analysis based on 2015 Medicaid eligibility levels and 2015 Current Population Survey, http://kff.org/health-reform/state-indicator/marketplace-plan-selections-as-a-share-of-the-potential-marketplace-population/

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  4. Deloitte Commission by the Commonwealth of Kentucky, “Medicaid Expansion Report 2014,” February 2015, http://jointhehealthjourney.com/images/uploads/channel-files/Kentucky_Medicaid_Expansion_One-Year_Study_FINAL.pdf

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  5. Ibid.

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  6. Ibid.

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  7. Melissa Patrick and Al Cross, “Bevin Administration Will Still Have State Health-Insurance Exchange but Use Federal Exchange for Enrollment; Cost Debated” Kentucky Health News, March 6, 2016, http://www.thenewsjournal.net/8094-2/

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  8. Associated Press, “Gov. Matt Bevin: Medicaid Overhaul Will Be In Place by Start of 2017,” Lexington Herald Leader, December 30, 2015, http://www.kentucky.com/news/politics-government/article52259315.html

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  9. Deborah Yetter, “New KY benefits system disruption aid for many,” Courier Journal, March 25, 2016, http://www.courier-journal.com/story/news/politics/2016/03/25/new-ky-benefits-system-disrupting-aid-many/82206656/

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  10. Ibid.

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  11. Deborah Yetter, “State Ends Kynect Advertising Campaign,” Courier Journal, December 23, 2015, http://www.courier-journal.com/story/news/politics/2015/12/23/state-ends-kynect-advertising-campaign/77769562/

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  12. Robin Rudowitz and MaryBeth Musumeci, The ACA and Medicaid Expansion Waivers (Washington, DC: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, November 2015), http://kff.org/medicaid/issue-brief/the-aca-and-medicaid-expansion-waivers/

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