Government Information

Earl Gregg Swem Library

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: Status of Federal and State Efforts to Establish Health Insurance Exchanges for Small Businesses

Categories: Business/Economics,Federal State Relations,Health Insurance

http://www.gao.gov/assets/660/655285.pdf

Describes the roles of the federal government and the states in establishing the Small Business Health Options Programs or SHOPs and the status of actions taken and planned to date.  From the Government Accountability Office

 

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: Status of CMS Efforts to Establish Federally Facilitated Health Insurance Exchanges

Categories: Federal State Relations,Health Insurance

http://www.gao.gov/assets/660/655291.pdf

Describes the federal government’s role in establishing state-based health insurance exchanges for operation in 2014, and state participation in that effort.  From the Government Accountability Office

 

Early Release of Selected Estimates Based on Data from the 2012 National Health Interview Survey

Categories: Athletics/Exercise,Health Insurance,Health/Medical,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhis/earlyrelease/earlyrelease201306.pdf

Updates estimates for 15 selected health measures including diabetes, asthma, immunizations, obesity, physical activity, health insurance, medical care use, access to care, and health status.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Health Insurance Coverage: Early Release of Estimates from the National Health Interview Survey, 2012

Categories: Health Insurance,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhis/earlyrelease/insur201306.pdf

Reports that, in 2012, 45.5 million persons of all ages (14.7%) were uninsured at the time of the interview.  18.6% had been uninsured for at least part of the previous year and 11.1%  had been uninsured for more than one year.  Provides demographic characteristics of the uninsured and insurance coverage in selected states.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Wireless Substitution: Early Release of Estimates from the National Health Interview Survey, July-December 2012

Categories: Statistics,Telecommunications/Internet

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhis/earlyrelease/wireless201306.pdf

Reports that 38% of American homes had only wireless phones during the second half of 2012.  Also shows the demographic characteristics of those in homes with only wireless phones.  From the National Center for Health Statistics