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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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-16/keeping-your-health-law-plan-may-mean-p
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-07-28/plan-simplify-2015-health-renewals-ma
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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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-02/alaska-facing-deadline-no-insurance-exc
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-14/more-3300-alaskans-sign-insurance
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/ricardo-alonso-zaldivar/2013-11-08/canceled-policies-cou
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...

http://juneauempire.com/mark-sherman/2013-11-29/supreme-court-will-take-new-heal
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080402/sta_legdrugs.shtml
News
Con: Health care law is already sending costs through the roof

...end of his first term. But costs are rising now even faster than before the law was enacted in March 2010.A Kaiser Family Foundation survey found that premiums for a family policy topped $15,000 a year in 2011, increasing an average of...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-12-30/con-health-care-law-already-sending-c
Opinion
Health-care sacrifice

...advisable; people are increasingly edgy about how reform will affect their own health care. A new poll by the Kaiser Family Foundation shows that that the percentage of those who believe they will be worse off if reform passes (21 percent) has...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072709/opi_471370802.shtml
Who's afraid of the free market?

...percent offered benefits this year, down from 69 percent in 2000 and 63 percent last year, according to an annual Kaiser Family Foundation study). Increasingly, individuals will have to shop for insurance in markets that are steadily less competitive...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102209/opi_507750380.shtml

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