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H.R. 1628, The American Health Care Act, Incorporating Manager’s Amendments 4, 5, 24, and 25

Categories: Govt Finance,Headlines,Health Insurance,Laws/Regulations,Medicare/Medicaid,Statistics

https://www.cbo.gov/publication/52516?utm_source=feedblitz&utm_medium=FeedBlitzEmail&utm_content=812526&utm_campaign=0

Offers an estimate of the effect on direct spending and on health insurance coverage of the revised bill designed to replace the Affordable Care Act.  Finds that the proposed revisions would result in less savings and 24 million more uninsured relative to the number under current law.  From the Congressional Budget Office

 

Utilization of Clinical Preventive Services for Cancer and Heart Disease Among Insured Adults: United States, 2015

Categories: Health Insurance,Health/Medical,Statistics

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db274.pdf

Links recent improvements in health insurance coverage to improved access to health care and increased use of preventive services.  This report presents the proportion of insured adults who received recommended services for the prevention of  early detection of cancer and heart disease.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

American Health Care Act

Categories: Govt Finance,Headlines,Health Insurance,Laws/Regulations,Medicare/Medicaid,Statistics

https://www.cbo.gov/sites/default/files/115th-congress-2017-2018/costestimate/americanhealthcareact_0.pdf

Estimates that the Republican alternative to the Affordable Care Act will reduce federal deficits by $337 billion over the 2017-2026 period and increase the number of uninsured people by 14 million by 2018.  By 2026 the number of uninsured is expected to rise to 24 million.  From the Congressional Budget Office

 

Out-of-Pocket Health Care Expenses for Medical Services, by Insurance Coverage, 2000-2014

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

https://meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/data_files/publications/st500/stat500.pdf

Examines the percentage of persons with an out-of-pocket payment, the size of the payment as a percentage of a person’s expenses, and the average amount paid out-of-pocket per person.  Also shows how these numbers vary by age of person and type of insurance coverage.  From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

 

Utilization of Clinical Preventive Services for Cancer and Heart Disease Among Insured Adults: United States, 2015

Categories: Health Insurance,Health/Medical,Statistics

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db274.pdf

Presents the proportion of insured adults who received services recommended for the prevention or early detection of heart disease and cancer.  Links improvements in health insurance coverage to improvements in access to health care. From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Out-of-Pocket Health Care Expenses for Medical Services, by Insurance Coverage, 2000-2014

Categories: Elderly,Health Insurance,Health/Medical,Medicare/Medicaid,Prices/Inflation,Statistics

https://meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/data_files/publications/st500/stat500.pdf

Examines spending on health insurance premiums including the percentage of persons with out-of-pocket payments among those with health expenses, the out-of-pocket payment as a percentage of a person’s expenses, and the average amount paid out of pocket per person. Also shows results for the elderly and non-elderly.  From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

 

Trends in Enrollment, Offers, Eligibility and Take-Up for Employer-Sponsored Insurance: Private Sector, by State Medicaid Expansion Status, 2008-2015

Categories: Health Insurance,Labor/Employment,Medicare/Medicaid,Statistics

https://meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/data_files/publications/st499/stat499.pdf

Compares trends in Employer-Sponsored Insurance across states that expanded Medicaid and states that did not.  Overall the percentage of private sector employees enrolled in an employer-sponsored health insurance plan declined from 2008 to 2015.  From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

 

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

 

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