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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

 

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

 

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