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Kaiser Family Foundation: Private exchanges could reshape the health insurance industry

Private exchanges have the potential to "reshape employer-sponsored health insurance," according to a new  report from the Kaiser Family Foundation.

American healthcare: more for less?

A new trend in healthcare is underway in America, writes  Vox's  Sarah Kliff in her  latest analysis. She's calling it "the get more, pay less" era.

Individual market sees surge in enrollment

Out of a potential 15 million people who signed up for healthcare coverage, between 3 million and 3.5 million people enrolled in plans outside of the Affordable Care Act exchanges, according to a recent report from the Kaiser Family Foundation.

Medicare Advantage enrollment grows nationwide

Medicare Advantage enrollment in the past year increased by 4.6 million (or 41 percent) despite worries that Affordable Care Act-related payment changes would shrink the program's membership, according to a report by the Kaiser Family Foundation. Almost all states have seen Part C enrollments climb.   

Cost the main reason people remain uninsured

Despite the last-minute push to enroll 8 million people in health insurance exchange plans, the Affordable Care Act's popularity remains exactly where it was last month, according to a poll released today by the Kaiser Family Foundation. And when asked why they still lack coverage, 36 percent claim they could not find an affordable plan.

Half of uninsured plan to go without coverage past deadline

As the March 31 deadline to enroll in health insurance approaches, half of people uninsured intend to remain uninsured, according to a poll released Wednesday by the Kaiser Family Foundation.

Public holds mixed views of narrow network plans

Overall, more Americans prefer costlier, wide-network health insurance plans over cheaper, narrow network products, but the reverse is true for potential exchange customers, according to a new poll by the Kaiser Family Foundation.

Future Medicare population may struggle to cover more costs

Can existing and future generations of Medicare beneficiaries afford to bear higher healthcare costs? That's the question that the Kaiser Family Foundation sought to answer when it looked at the economic downturn and recovery and the Medicare population's income, savings and home equity.

LGBT health insurance barriers recede

The lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community has expanded access to health insurance, thanks in part to the Affordable Care Act and the rejection of the Defense of Marriage Act, according to a new issue brief by the Kaiser Family Foundation.

Medicare Advantage rundown: 4 market and cost trends to watch

The Kaiser Family Foundation recently released its 2014 Medicare Advantage Data Spotlight, which paints a wide-angle picture of the Medicare Advantage landscape facing payers and beneficiaries next year.