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Survey: Big growth in Medicaid enrollees in expansion states

...population at 100 percent. States will eventually pay 10 percent of costs by 2020.In the 50-state survey, the Kaiser Family Foundation reported two-thirds of Medicaid directors in expansion states said enrollee costs were at or below what they...
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Lower gas prices means no Social Security increase next year before Medicare kicks in."This would affect all beneficiaries," said Tricia Neuman of the nonpartisan Kaiser Family Foundation. "This kind of an increase is unprecedented."Senate Democrats have introduced legislation that would freeze...
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Medicare to cover end-of-life counseling

...year in the U.S. are 65 and older, making Medicare the largest insurer at the end of life, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation."As a practicing physician, and a son, and someone who has dealt with this in his own family, I would say...
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My Turn: Medicaid expansion has majority support, just not 'the majority' Republican and Democratic Medicaid expansion states, according to studies by the Robert Wood Johnson and Kaiser Family Foundations. Why didn't this bill pass? It was supported by every Democratic and Independent legislator. It was supported...

...still working to clear up a backlog, he said "CMS does not have this type of information available."The Kaiser Family Foundation, which also keeps data on Medicaid expansion, did not respond to a request for information on state backlogs...
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'Ugly' potential fallout from Supreme Court health care case

...unable to afford the higher cost."It would set off cascading events," said Larry Levitt of the nonpartisan Kaiser Family Foundation. "The individual market would empty out as premiums rise significantly."___REPUBLICANS TO THE RESCUE...
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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...
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...
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...


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