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Keeping your health law plan may mean a premium hike

...year is no guarantee that your plan will also be low-cost next year," said Larry Levitt of the nonpartisan Kaiser Family Foundation. He analyzed a 48-city sample of 2015 premiums from data available earlier this week."Last year's low...
Plan to simplify 2015 health renewals may backfire

...bought a health law plan say they have trouble paying their premiums, according to a poll by the nonpartisan Kaiser Family Foundation.Open enrollment starts Nov. 15, and consumers who already have a policy will have just about a month to renew...
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More than 3,300 Alaskans sign up for insurance

...ages of 18 and 34. The national enrollment percentage for that age group was 24 percent. According to a recent Kaiser Family Foundation report, young adults will be cross-subsidizing older adults, and adults age 18-34 represent 40 percent...
Canceled policies could be a plus for new markets

...Levitt, an insurance expert with the nonpartisan Kaiser Family Foundation.At some point, all these customers had to...analysis backs up his instinct. The study by the Kaiser Family Foundation found that people who already have individual...
Alaska facing deadline with no insurance exchange

...said.Congress provided a pool of money for states to create their own exchanges, said Karen Pollitz with the Kaiser Family Foundation in Washington, D.C., and an expert in the implementation of the health care law by the states. According...
Supreme Court will take up new health law dispute

...religious institutions and family-controlled businesses with a small number of shareholders. A survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation found 85 percent of large American employers already had offered coverage before the health care law required...
Older voters look beyond Medicare, Social Security

...economy is extremely important to their vote than Medicare, says a poll released Thursday by the nonpartisan Kaiser Family Foundation. A recent Associated Press-GfK poll shows 7 in 10 seniors say taxes and the federal deficit are important...
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Knowles appoints task force to look at prescription drugs

...estimate for a proposed prescription drug cost assistance program in the state. Knowles cited a study by the Kaiser Family Foundation that showed Alaska has the fastest growing prescription drug prices in the nation. That study, released in...
Majority less important than ending partisan rigidity

...still believe we have the best system of government. Source: A study by The Washington Post, the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation and Harvard University, published Oct. 10.
Medicare premiums up - but not as much as expected

...what the law requires and determined by independent actuaries rather than politics," said Tricia Neuman of the Kaiser Family Foundation.Neuman said the explanation probably concerns the relationship between Medicare premiums and Social Security...
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