Reform by the Numbers

Reform by the Numbers is a source for timely and unique data about the impact of health reform.

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Breakaway Policy Strategies | Plan Benefit Design

Health Insurance Exchange (HIX) Compare compiles information on benefits and costs of health plans offered through the marketplaces in all 50 states and DC. It includes data on premiums, network composition, deductibles, and more.

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University of Pennsylvania | Exchange Characteristics

Health Insurance Exchanges (HIX) 2.0 tracks each state's key ACA implementation decisions and examines variation in exchanges—starting with governance as well as consumer assistance, benefit design, and more.

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Urban Institute | Consumer Survey Results

The Health Reform Monitoring Survey (HRMS) provides timely information on ACA implementation and changes in health insurance coverage, access to care, and affordability.

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New Jersey Hospital Association | Hospital Utilization

The Hospital ACA Monitoring Project (HAMP) provides quarterly hospital utilization data from 24 state hospital associations on all inpatient admissions and emergency departement (ED) visits by payer.

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athenahealth | ACA's Impact on Providers

ACAView assesses the impact of the ACA on provider access, patient financial obligation, health status of new patients, physician revenue cycle, and provider reimbursement.

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NAIC | Enrollment and Carrier Data

National Association of Insurance Commissioners data from health, life, fraternal, and property/casualty carriers include information on number of policies, federal and state taxes, health premiums earned, and more.

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How Is the ACA Affecting Parents and Children?

Two reports from the Urban Institute look at the changes in health coverage of uninsured parents and children since the start of the ACA’s open enrollment period.

September 9, 2014

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Early Trends in Health Care Utilization

Just released utilization data from the National Association of Insurance Commissioners is examined in a new blog post by RWJF's Kathy Hempstead

September 2, 2014

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Hospitals and Health Reform: What's at Stake?

A blog post from RWJF's Kathy Hempstead discusses the latest Hospital ACA Monitoring Project data including information about variation in exposure to uncompensated care both within and between states.

August 22, 2014

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State Data Show Latest Coverage Trends

Available data from the State Health Access Data Assistance Center (SHADAC) help states monitor coverage, access to care, and more.

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How Did Rural Residents Fare on the Health Insurance Marketplaces?

A brief finds that people living in mostly rural states have access to fewer insurance plans, and face higher average monthly premium costs compared to the rest of the country.  

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What is the Result of States Not Expanding Medicaid?

A report looks at the economic impact on states that did not expand Medicaid including foregoing federal dollars and hospital reimbursement funding.


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