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Health Insurance Coverage: Early Release of Quarterly Estimates from the National Health Interview Survey, January 2010-September 2016

Categories: Health Insurance,Statistics

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhis/earlyrelease/quarterly_estimates_2010_2016_q13.pdf

Eight statistical tables which show quarterly data on the rise of the insured and the decline of the uninsured as effects of the Affordable Care Act.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Out-of-Pocket Expenditures for Adults with Health Care Expenses for Multiple Chronic Conditions, U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population, 2014

Categories: Elderly,Health Insurance,Health/Medical,Statistics

https://meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/data_files/publications/st498/stat498.pdf

Examines the financial burden that results from having medical treatment relating to two or more common chronic conditions from a list prepared for the study.  Also examines demographic and socio-economic conditions of this subset of the population.  From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

 

Long-Term Trends in Health Insurance Coverage

Categories: Health Insurance,Health/Medical,Medicare/Medicaid,Statistics

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhis/earlyrelease/trendshealthinsurance1968_2015.pdf

Consists of two statistical tables showing health insurance coverage from 1968 to 2015.  Table 1 shows percentage of people under 65 with health insurance coverage by type of coverage and the uninsured.  Table 2 shows number of people with and without health insurance coverage and the type of coverage.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

How Repealing Portions of the Affordable Care Act Would Affect Health Insurance Coverage and Premiums

Categories: Headlines,Health Insurance,Laws/Regulations

https://www.cbo.gov/sites/default/files/115th-congress-2017-2018/reports/52371-coverageandpremiums.pdf

Predicts that if the law’s mandate penalties and subsidies are eliminated but the insurance marketplace reforms are retained, the number of uninsured people would increase to 32 million and premiums would double by 2026.  Provides updated estimates from the repeal plan proposed by GOP legislators in 2015.  From the Congressional Budget Office

(headlines     health insurance     laws/regulations)

The Association of Marital Status and Offers of Employer-based Health Insurance for Employed Women Aged 27-64: United States, 2014-2015

Categories: Health Insurance,Labor/Employment,Marriage/Family,Statistics,Women

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db268.pdf

Finds that unmarried women in the specified age range were more likely than married women to have had an offer of health insurance from their own employer.  Almost 17% of married women were offered health insurance only through their spouse’s employer.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Trends in Hysterectomies and Oophorectomies in Hospital Inpatient and Ambulatory Settings, 2005-2013

Categories: Health Insurance,Health/Medical,Statistics

http://www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/statbriefs/sb214-Hysterectomy-Oophorectomy-Trends.pdf

Removal of the uterus is the second most common surgical procedure among women in the U.S. with more than 265,000 hysterectomies performed annually.  This report provides an overview of patient and hospital characteristics for such procedures. From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Problems Paying Medical Bills Among Persons Under Age 65: Early Release of Estimates from the National Health Interview Survey, 2011 – June 2016

Categories: Health Insurance,Health/Medical,Prices/Inflation,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhis/earlyrelease/probs_paying_medical_bills_jan_2011_jun_2016.pdf

The percentage of persons in families having problems paying medical bills decreased from 21% to 16% or by 13 million following enactment of the Affordable Care Act.  There were similar decreases in families with children.  Covers selected demographic characteristics and insurance status.   From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Concentration of Health Expenditures in the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population, 2014

Categories: Children,Elderly,Health Insurance,Health/Medical,Statistics

https://meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/data_files/publications/st497/stat497.pdf

In 2014 health care spending accounted for 17.5% of the U.S. GDP, yet only 5% of the population accounted for over half of all health care spending.  This report tracks spending among sub-populations based on age and insurance status.  From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

 

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