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Kaiser Family Foundation

Premiums lower under Obamacare.

Health premiums after Obamacare? They’re lower.

July 29, 2016 – Today, even as news about big premium increases for 2017 raises concerns about the Affordable Care Act’s long-term health, an analysis… Read more

Underinsured Americans.

Under the radar: still too many underinsured in U.S.

May 22, 2015 – The Affordable Care Act has taken a big bite out of the ranks of the uninsured. But the underlying cost of healthcare in the United States… Read more

Subsidies denied.

How subsidy-eligible enrollees got ‘false negatives’

February 2, 2015 – By now it's clear that many who are eligible either for subsidized private coverage or Medicaid under the ACA don't know that they're… Read more

McConnell cuts the heart from Obamacare.

Removing the heart of Obamacare

November 14, 2014 – Larry Levitt and Harold Pollack speculate about 'surgeries' the ACA might face as Republicans scheme to remove Obamacare's vital… Read more

Two views of Obama.

Is Obamacare’s greatest challenge its namesake?

November 13, 2014 – I think many people underestimated how partisan and ideological this would end up being. The President's a divisive figure and the law has… Read more

Bailing.

Why exchange website users aren’t ‘bailing’

November 11, 2014 – We shouldn’t be surprised by the finding that half of the survey respondents aren’t planning to go back to the exchange during the 2015… Read more

Survey says!

ACA critics play the ‘rating game’ but it isn’t working

October 22, 2014 – Last spring, when it was obvious that Obamacare was meeting its enrollment targets for the first year, opponents of the law needed some new… Read more

Obamacare-bashing politicians have outspent its supporters 15-1

Don’t let $418 million of FUD fool you

October 16, 2014 – I should have realized that those who are opposed to the law out of economic self-interest or for political reasons would continue to spend… Read more

The dental crisis that’s driving patients away

April 15, 2014 – When increasing numbers of Americans cross the Mexican border to see a dentist ... you know we've got a growing health care crisis on our… Read more

ACA: threat to employer-sponsored plans?

February 27, 2014 – If you are among the 60 percent of Americans who have health insurance coverage through your workplace, you may be worried about how… Read more

2014 was a good year for health coverage.

2014: A very good year for health coverage

December 31, 2013 – Many of the newly insured are among the millions who have been unable to afford coverage in the past or have not been able to buy it at any… Read more

Obamacare’s health insurance subsidies:

December 13, 2012 – Beginning in 2014, millions of Americans will discover that they qualify for subsidies designed to help them purchase their own health… Read more