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Insurance, Medicare & Medicaid

Health care coverage, from private insurance to employer-provided health care to public programs like Medicare and Medicaid, can have various impacts on people’s use of health care and, ultimately, their health and well-being.

Publication

Issue Brief Examines Research on Medicaid & Personal Responsibility Requirements

Summarizing expert discussion at a September 2018 meeting, this brief highlights the current state-of-the-research on Medicaid policies such as cost sharing, work requirements and healthy behaviors incentives. The brief is part of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality-funded project Research Insights, managed by AcademyHealth.
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Blog Post       More than 1 Million Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders Have Gained Coverage Under the Affordable Care Act

More than 1 Million Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders Have Gained Coverage Under the Affordable Care Act

Results from a recent study provide important evidence of population-level changes in coverage disparities under the ACA. Granular, disaggregated estimates like these can facilitate efforts to address health disparities for specific subgroups.