Health Sector Resources

July, 2016

Prepared at the request of the Milbank Memorial Fund’s Reforming States Group, with support from the New York State Health Foundation, the issue brief is a practical guide for policymakers who want to know when and how states can use Medicaid to facilitate access to social services.

July, 2016

This issue brief uses newly available data to understand how health insurers fared financially during the ACA’s first year of full reforms.

July, 2016

This 2016 edition of The Commonwealth Fund’s Scorecard on Local Health System Performance assesses the state of health care in more than 300 U.S. communities from 2011 through 2014, a period when the Affordable Care Act was being implemented across the country. 

July, 2016

This brief examines the costs of marketplace plans and how consumers view the affordability of their health insurance. 

June, 2016

It is projected that by 2050, 83.7 million Americans will be over the age of 65, almost double the number who were that age in 2012. What can states do to support an aging population?

May, 2016

Before the rollout of the ACA in 2013, monthly premiums in New York’s individual health insurance market often exceeded $1,000—unaffordable for many.

May, 2016

Uninsured rates in the past three years have fallen most steeply for low-income adults though remain higher compared to wealthier adults.

May, 2016

More and more attention is being paid to the social determinants of health—the conditions in which people are born, grow, work, live, and age, including factors such as income support, education, transportation, and housing—and their contribution

May, 2016

Evaluating the CARE Act: Implications of a Proposal to Repeal and Replace the Affordable Care Act

May, 2016

BHI, the integration of primary care and behavioral health through the collaborative care management model, remains an approach to treatment that appears to improve health outcomes for people with mental and medical disorders.

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