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KFF-Reconciliation of Advance Payments for Health Insurance Subsidies

Mar 2011

The KFF report outlines how advanced payment for health insurance subsidies will work under the ACA and examines issues related to potential tax liability for individuals whose income might change during the year.


KFF-State Budgets Under Federal Health Reform: The Extent and Causes of Variations in Estimated Impacts

Mar 2011

A Kaiser Family Foundation analysis on the potential costs and savings that the ACA could generate for state budgets that are currently in a shortfall after the recession.


NY- Health Affairs, A Health Plan Spurs Transformation Of Primary Care Practices Into Better-Paid Medical Homes

Mar 2011

Capital District Physicians' Health Plan, located in upstate New York, introdiced a risk-adjusted capitated payment model in three pilot provider practices to establish patient-centered medical homes.


ME- Health Affairs, At Martin's Point In Maine, Primary Care Teams For Chronic Disease Patients

Mar 2011

Martin's Point Health Care is improving patient care for those with chronic diseases by reorganizing practices into patient-centered "care teams."


WI- Health Affairs, Charting A Life-and-Health Cycle And Expanded Primary Care Options For Patients In Wisconsin

Mar 2011

Bellin Health takes a "life-and-health cycle" approach that stresses prevention and minimizing the liklihood that patients who use the system will ever need costly acute, inpatient care.


VT- Health Affairs, Vermont’s Blueprint For Medical Homes, Community Health Teams, and Better Health at Lower Cost

Mar 2011

The Vermont Blueprint for Health is a statewide public-private initiative aimed at transforming health care delivery, improving health outcomes, and enabling the citizens of Vermont to recieve seemless, coordinated care. -- At Risk: Pre-Existing Conditions Could Affect 1 in 2 Americans

Feb 2011

According to a new analysis by the Department of Health and Human Services, 50 to 129 million (19 to 50 percent of) non-elderly Americans have some type of pre-existing health condition.


KFF -- The Uninsured: A Primer

Dec 2010

The number of nonelderly uninsured grew to 50.0 million due to the recent recession, which contributed to the continued erosion of job-based coverage.  As incomes dropped more qualified for Medicaid, buffering the loss of health insurance for millions.

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