In a column published on The Huffington Post, Kaiser Family Foundation President and CEO Drew Altman shows how the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to make the ACA Medicaid expansion a state option has upended the health insurance system for low and moderate income people in many states and discusses how the states and federal government can address the problem.
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Larry Levitt’s March 2014 post on why there is no single judgment day for the Affordable Care Act is now available at The JAMA Forum.
Health Affairs Blog: The ACA And People With HIV: The ACA’s Impact And The Implications Of State Choices
A Health Affairs blog post by Jennifer Kates and Rachel Garfield examines the impact of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on people with HIV/AIDS.
Larry Levitt’s January 2014 column looking “halftime” for ACA’s initial launch is now available on The JAMA Forum.
Larry Levitt’s October 2013 column on what we know and don’t know after the first week of Obamacare open enrollment is now available on The JAMA Forum.
Larry Levitt’s July 2013 column on why the Affordable Care Act is targeting young people is now available on The JAMA Forum.
Larry Levitt’s latest post on ACA implementation is now available on the JAMA Forum.
Drew Altman, President and CEO of the Foundation, was asked to contribute to the New York Times’ Room for Debate discussion on More Medicaid, More Health? In his piece, Dr. Altman concludes “Insurance — public or private — provides financial protection and access to medical care which low-income people need just as everybody else does. But it cannot by itself change behavior, alleviate poverty, or guarantee that the medical system is doing all it can to improve health.”
Drew Altman, President and CEO of the Foundation, and Larry Levitt, Senior Vice President, co-authored a Washington Post op-ed that examined how the economy affects the nation’s health spending. It concludes that the record slow growth rate of recent years stems largely from economic factors beyond the health system, with the…
“Great Expectations and the Affordable Care Act,” Larry Levitt’s February 2013 post for The JAMA Forum, is now available online.