How to Cite KFF and Reprint Materials

We encourage news organizations, legislative bodies, academic institutions and other organizations providing information on health care issues, to link to or reprint KFF’s content, for free.

How to Refer to Us

May I reprint your material?

  • Yes! KFF materials may be reprinted, in whole or in part, without written permission, if they are not altered, and if your readers will not be charged for access (except for tuition or course pack fees). Textbook authors and commercial publishers have permission to cite our materials or reprint specific charts.
  • All original KFF content is copyrighted material.
  • Please follow the recommended citation format below.

May I link to Your materials?

  • Yes! You may link to any content on without express permission.
  • If you republish KFF materials online, please link directly to the web page of the report or resource. Do not link directly to PDFs on  PDFs are often updated and a link directly to the PDF bypasses the webpage where updates and new versions are made available.

How do I cite your work?

Publications (Reports, Polls and Surveys, Fact Sheets, Issue Briefs, etc.)
  • For publications with no authors listed:
    • [Title of publication], (KFF, [date of publication]) [URL] (date accessed).
  • For publications with authors listed:
    • [Author(s)], [Title of publication], (KFF, [date of publication]) [URL] (date accessed).
Data Indicators from KFF’s State Health Facts
  • Most of KFF’s State Health Facts information is public and may be reproduced for free with appropriate citation.
    • In a few cases, the data are copyrighted and the authors have requested that the data not be reproduced without express permission. If this is the case, the sourcing information on the data indicator web page will specify.
  • Follow the citation guidance provided on the About State Health Facts page. Please contact us if you have questions about data use.
All Other content
  • For all other content, follow this citation guidance:
    • [Content title], KFF, accessed [Date], [URL]
A note about Videos:
  • Any videos produced by KFF must be cited.  Follow the citation style outlined directly above. Videos cannot be downloaded from the site and re-uploaded to an individual’s YouTube channel. Videos may be embedded within an organization or individual’s website for free via KFF’s YouTube channel or through the videos page on
A note about KFF Health News (KFF Health News):

May I use your logo?

  • We’re happy to review requests to use KFF’s logo. Please use our contact us form to make the request (choose the Reprinting or Citing KFF Work option).

How do I make a request not covered above?

  • If the information provided above does not answer your specific reprint or citation questions, you may contact us.

Thank you! We always appreciate hearing about how our materials are being used.  Please contact us to send us a note about how you’re using KFF’s work.

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