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Kaiser/Harvard Health News Index, August 1996

The August 1996 edition of the Kaiser Family Foundation/Harvard Health News Index includes questions about major health issues covered in the news, including questions about Medicare, the Tobacco Industry, AIDS and Abortion. The survey is based on a national random sample of 1,0003 Americans conducted August 5-7, 1996 which measures…

Webinar for Journalists: What Do Consumers Need to Know About Health Reform’s Changes?

As part of the “Covering Health Reform” series, this webinar provided an overview of how the Affordable Care Act’s impact will vary for people in different circumstances, including those currently with employer coverage, those who buy their own insurance and those who are currently uninsured. The Foundation’s State Health Policy Director Jennifer Tolbert and Senior Fellow Karen Pollitz explained the law’s individual mandate, as well as its new coverage options, including new state insurance marketplaces, subsidies for people with low- and moderate incomes, and new rules prohibiting insurers from discriminating based on pre-existing conditions. They answered journalists’ questions about the law as part of the webinar.

Webinar for Journalists: Understanding Insurance Premiums Under The Affordable Care Act

This webinar looks at insurance rates and plan offerings in the new state-based marketplaces. The Co-Directors of the Foundation’s Program for the Study of Health Reform and Private Insurance, Senior Vice President Larry Levitt and Vice President Gary Claxton, will give a brief presentation on the early reports of rates, how and why they vary, and what consumers would pay after taking tax credits into account. They will also answer journalists’ questions about the new insurance market rules taking effect in 2014 and how to interpret insurance rates.

How Much Political Coverage of the Health-Care Law Is Too Much?

This was published as a Wall Street Journal Think Tank column on June 5, 2014. With primaries underway and the midterms approaching, coverage of the Affordable Care Act will increasingly focus on politics. Many political reporters may take temporary control of the health-care beat during the leadup to November. News organizations should…

KFF’s Kaiser Health News Expands With a New Southern Bureau to Grow Journalism About Health, Equity, Race and Poverty in the South and Texas

Project will Leverage KHN’s Reporting, Editing and Distribution Capacity to Strengthen Local Health Journalism in Communities Across the South SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — KFF will expand its Kaiser Health News (KHN) operation and health journalism across the South with $2.3 million in funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF)…

Health News Index – May/June 2001

Health News Index May/June, 2001 The May/June 2001 edition of the Health News Index includes questions about major health stories covered in the news, including the Supreme Court ruling regarding the distribution of medical marijuana and the debate in Congress over a Patients Bill of Rights. This edition also includes…

Kaiser/Harvard Health News Index, October 1996

The October 1996 edition of the Kaiser Family Foundation/Harvard Health News Index includes questions about major health issues covered in the news, including questions about Teen Drug Use, RU486, Hospital Stays for Mothers and Mental Health Coverage. The survey is based on a national random sample of 1,008 Americans conducted…

The Kaiser/Harvard Health News Index July/August 1999

Health News Index July/August, 1999 The July/August 1999 edition of the Kaiser Family Foundation/Harvard Health News Index includes questions about major health stories covered in the news, including questions about the White House Medicare Proposal and the Patients’ Bill of Rights. The survey is based on a national random sample…

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