June 1, 2011
This article considers foreseeable consequences of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) for small businesses and their employees. While insufficient subsidies might cause small businesses to forgo purchasing insurance, the ACA will cover more individuals through Medicaid and insurance exchanges.
August 1, 2012
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) establishes health benefits exchanges and requires them to create a navigator program to assist consumers and small businesses as they apply for and enroll in coverage. This report, prepared by th ...
January 31, 2001
Program Results Report
In 1995 and 1996, the California Managed Risk Medical Insurance Board developed a risk-adjustment mechanism that was applied to small employer group health insurance purchasers in the Health Insurance Plan of California (HIPC).
December 1, 2009
Issue Brief, Audio, Presentation Material, Report, Video
Health policy experts discuss various care management programs which seek to reduce costs while enhancing quality for people with complex health care needs. Patients with complex health care needs account for a high percentage of annual medical ex ...
October 1, 2012
CDHPs have grown in popularity since their inception, now enrolling about 17 percent of people with employer-sponsored insurance.
September 1, 2009
Issue Brief, Video
This synthesis provides policy-makers with a framework for evaluating the cost-effectiveness literature and investigates the economic evidence for investing in clinical preventive care.
April 1, 2012
The report finds that declines in ESI have been greater for low-income than high-income families, and greater for small firms than large ones.
July 1, 2009
Issue Brief, Report
This synthesis describes what is known, and importantly what is not known, about hospital EDs in the United States. This report addresses key questions about the performance and sustainability of hospital EDs.
October 1, 2011
The great recession and passage of national health reform are together altering the calculus of employer approaches to offering health benefits, according to recent findings from the Center for Studying Health System Change's (HSC) visits to 12 nationally representative metropolitan communities.
June 1, 2009
Employee-sponsored insurance (ESI) accounts for over 90 percent of private health insurance in the United States. This article explores how reforms to the broader health care system might affect ESI.