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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

 

Virginia Compared to the Other States: 2017 Edition

http://jlarc.virginia.gov/pdfs/reports/Rpt492.pdf

Shows how Virginia compares to other states in spending and taxes, education, health, and transportation.  From the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission

 

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

 

Federal Spending for Means-Tested Programs, 2007 to 2027

https://www.cbo.gov/sites/default/files/115th-congress-2017-2018/reports/52405-means-tested-programs.pdf

Estimates that, if current laws remain generally unchanged, federal spending for cash-assistance programs for people of low income would grow at an average annual rate of 5.5% over the coming decade.  The estimate covers such programs as Medicaid, the Affordable Care Act, the Supplemental Assistance Nutrition Program (food stamps), student Pell grants and others.  From the Congressional Budget Office

 

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

 

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

 

Managing Spending in Virginia’s Medicaid Program

Categories: Govt Finance,Health/Medical,Medicare/Medicaid,Statistics,Virginia Issues

http://jlarc.virginia.gov/pdfs/reports/Rpt489.pdf

Medicaid spending accounted for 22% of the general fund budget in FY2016, compared with 14% in FY2007.  Offers 35 recommendations for improvement.  From the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission

 

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

Categories: Health Insurance,Laws/Regulations,Medicare/Medicaid,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhis/earlyrelease/insur201611.pdf

Provides estimates of those covered by health insurance for selected states.  In the first 6 months of 2016, 28 million persons of all ages were uninsured or 8.9% of the population.  This was 20 million fewer than in 2010, prior to the Affordable Care Act, but only 0.2 million fewer persons than in 2015.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

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