This interactive allows users to track public opinion on a national health plan using all nationally representatives polls conducted since 2016, with further analysis of how favorability toward such a plan may differ based on political party identification and question wording.
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interactiveCompare Medicare-for-all and Public Plan Proposals From cost-sharing to financing and consumer assistance, compare key features of Medicare-for-all bills introduced in the 116th Congress to expand public coverage with our interactive tool. web briefingMaking Sense of Medicare-For-All and Other Plans to Expand Public Coverage pollingStrong Support for a Public Option,…
This issue brief examines the latest facts about Medicare spending and financing, including the most recent historical and projected Medicare spending data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Office of the Actuary, the 2019 annual report of the Boards of Medicare Trustees, and the 2019 Medicare baseline and projections from the Congressional Budget Office. It discusses historical and projected spending trends, program financing, Medicare’s financial condition, and the future outlook.
Three key private health insurance markets — Medicare Advantage, the individual market and the fully-insured group market — appear to be financially healthy and attractive to insurers. The private Medicare Advantage market generates significantly larger gross margins per person than the individual market or fully-insured market. The future of these markets has become a focus for policymakers amid the debate over Medicare for All.
The latest KFF Health Tracking Poll probes Democrats’ views about the general approaches to expanding health coverage and lowering costs put forward by the candidates. Most Democrats and Democratic-leaning independents (55%) say they prefer a candidate who would build on the Affordable Care Act to achieve those goals. Fewer (40%)…
disparitiesEstimated Impacts of Final Public Charge Inadmissibility Rule 79% of noncitizen residents who originally entered the United States without legal permanent resident status have at least one characteristic that could count against them under the Trump Administration’s new “public charge” rule, according to an updated KFF analysis. Vice President of…
videoPrescription Drug Rebates: ExplainedThis animation explains how rebates for prescription drugs work and why they matter in the debate about lowering drug costs. POLLMajorities Across Parties Support Range of Policy Changes to Lower Drug Costs MEDICAREA Look at Recent Proposals to Control Drug Spending by Medicare and its Beneficiaries SPENDINGWhat…
The Medicaid Managed Care Market Tracker houses extensive information about states, MCOs, and managed care firms to support understanding and analysis of the growing Medicaid managed care market.
A collection of key health policy resources for journalists covering the Democratic presidential primary debates.
This side-by-side interactive compares 10 bills to expand public health coverage through Medicare-for-All, a public option and other approaches, that have been introduced in the current Congress. The interactive allows users to compare these proposals across a number of dimensions, including eligibility, benefits, cost sharing, provider payments, and more.