Our Programs

KFF Policy Analysis

Medicaid and the Uninsured

We conduct research and analyze health care coverage and access for the low-income population, with special focus on Medicaid's role and coverage of the uninsured.

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The Health Care Marketplace

We provide information and analysis about the health care market, including trends in health insurance, health care costs, and health care services.

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Medicare Policy

KFF has deep expertise based on our research and analysis of the Medicare program and the population of seniors and people with disabilities it covers.

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The Affordable Care Act (ACA)

We examine changes in the private insurance market under the ACA as federal and state policymakers implement provisions of the health reform law. We specifically focus on the implications for the cost and accessibility of insurance coverage.

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Patient and Consumer Protections

KFF provides information and policy analysis about what consumers and patients face as they navigate the health care system, including financial barriers, administrative complexity, lack of transparency, and problems accessing providers.

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Racial Equity and Health Policy

Our work on racial equity and health policy examines health and health care disparities affecting people of color and underserved groups as well as policy efforts to advance racial equity in health and health care. Our work focuses on the intersection of racism and discrimination, social and economic inequities, and health, as well as the health and health care needs of underserved populations.

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Women's Health Policy

KFF's work on women’s health policy provides timely analysis of the health policies that shape women’s access to care and coverage throughout their lifespan.

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State Health Reform and Data

KFF's state health reform team tracks state reform efforts, including state insurance exchanges and other efforts that complement the Affordable Care Act, and manages and produces state-specific data on health coverage, health reform activities, and population health.

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Global Health & HIV Policy

KFF's global health policy work focuses on providing the latest data and information on the U.S. role in global health to offer a comprehensive picture of the U.S. global health policy landscape, focusing on key issues facing policymakers, journalists, non-governmental organizations, and others working in the global health arena.

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KFF Polling

Public Opinion & Survey Research

The public opinion and survey research team conducts and analyzes original research on Americans' attitudes, knowledge, and experiences with the health care system with the goal of amplifying the public's voice in major national debates, particularly the voice of often-disenfranchised groups, such as the low income and uninsured populations.

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KFF Health News

KFF Health News is a leading source of health policy journalism. Staff reporters, public radio station partners around the country, and freelance contributors cover politics and issues playing out in Washington, D.C., and the states. Hundreds of news organizations have used KFF Health News stories, among them The Washington Post, NPR, The New York Times, USA Today, McClatchy Newspapers, The Chicago Tribune, and The Philadelphia Inquirer.

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KFF Media Fellowships in Health Reporting

KFF supports selected journalists with unique opportunities to gain an in-depth grasp of U.S. health policy issues, through site visits, briefings and discussions with policy experts and fellow editors and reporters.

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Public Health Information Campaigns

KFF Social Impact Media

KFF conducts specialized public health information campaigns through our Social Impact Media program, which works with social media platform companies, other corporate partners, health departments, and national leadership and community organizations, to undertake large-scale, multi-faceted public information initiatives, most notably on HIV/AIDS, COVID-19, and related issues.

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The independent source for health policy research, polling, and news, KFF is a nonprofit organization based in San Francisco, California.