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The Politics of Health Care and the 2024 Election KFF

WEBThis Health Policy 101 chapter explores how health policy in the U.S. is linked to politics, with the direction of policy influenced by who is in power. Health care …

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Key Data on Health and Health Care by Race and Ethnicity

WEBRoughly half (56%) of White adults with any mental illness report receiving mental health services in the past year. (Figure 9). In contrast, about four in ten (40%) …

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Health and Health Care Experiences of Immigrants: The 2023 …

WEBThis report provides new data on health and health care experiences of immigrant adults ages 18 and over in the U.S., including by immigration status, income, …

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Explaining Health Care Reform: Questions About Health Insurance …

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Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Mental Health Care: Findings

WEBThis brief is focused on racial and ethnic disparities in mental health care, including use of mental health care, barriers to mental health care, the impact of prior …

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Beyond Health Care: The Role of Social Determinants in Promoting …

WEBAddressing social determinants of health is important for improving health and reducing health disparities. 2 Though health care is essential to health, it is a …

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Americans’ Challenges with Health Care Costs KFF

WEBAdults in households with annual incomes under $40,000 are more than three times as likely as adults in households with incomes over $90,000 to say it is difficult to …

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How Recognizing Health Disparities for Black People is Important …

WEBAt birth, Black people have shorter life expectancies compared to White people (70.8 vs. 76.4 years), and they experienced a larger decline in life expectancy …

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Community Health Centers: Growing Importance in a Changing …

WEBIntroduction. Community health centers play an increasingly important role in the US health care system. Launched in 1965 as a small experiment in bringing …

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The Real Cost of Health Care: Interactive Calculator Estimates Both

WEBKFF Headquarters: 185 Berry St., Suite 2000, San Francisco, CA 94107 | Phone 650-854-9400 Washington Offices and Barbara Jordan Conference Center: 1330 …

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KFF Health Tracking Poll May 2024: The Public’s Use and Views of …

WEBKey Findings. The latest KFF Health Tracking Poll finds that about one in eight adults (12%) say they have ever taken a GLP-1 agonist – an increasingly popular …

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LGBT+ People’s Health Status and Access to Care

WEBNearly three-quarters (74%) of LGBT+ people with a usual source of care got that care at a doctor’s office, though one in five (20%) obtained their routine care at a …

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LGBT+ People’s Health and Experiences Accessing Care

WEBOver four in ten (41%) LGBT+ women ages 18-64, including 45% of bisexual women and 19% of lesbian women, report ever being pregnant in their lifetime …

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“Healthification”: The Good and Bad of Making Everything a

WEBIn an August 2023 JAMA Forum, Sherry Glied and Thomas D’Aunno took on this issue, arguing: “Health systems and hospitals should tread warily into the provision …

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Section 1: Cost of Health Insurance

WEBSection 1: Cost of Health Insurance. The average annual premiums in 2022 are $7,911 for single coverage and $22,463 for family coverage. These amounts are …

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Disparities in Health and Health Care: 5 Key Questions and …

WEBA health care disparity typically refers to differences between groups in health insurance coverage, affordability, access to and use of care, and quality of care. …

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Health Coverage by Race and Ethnicity, 2010-2022 KFF

WEBCoverage by Race and Ethnicity as of 2022. While overall uninsured rates continued to decline in 2022, nonelderly Hispanic, Black, AIAN, and NHOPI people …

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A Look at the Latest Alcohol Death Data and Change Over the Last …

WEBA KFF analysis of the latest data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds that the national alcohol death rate has risen 70% in the past …

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State Health Facts KFF

WEBKFF Headquarters: 185 Berry St., Suite 2000, San Francisco, CA 94107 | Phone 650-854-9400 Washington Offices and Barbara Jordan Conference Center: 1330 G Street, NW, …

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Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Access to Medical Advancements

WEBKFF Headquarters: 185 Berry St., Suite 2000, San Francisco, CA 94107 | Phone 650-854-9400 Washington Offices and Barbara Jordan Conference Center: 1330 …

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House Appropriations Committee Approves the FY 2025 State and …

WEBKFF Headquarters: 185 Berry St., Suite 2000, San Francisco, CA 94107 | Phone 650-854-9400 Washington Offices and Barbara Jordan Conference Center: 1330 …

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Final Prior Authorization Rules Look to Streamline the Process

WEBFour APIs are included in the final rule (Table 1). The Patient Access, Provider Access, and Payer-to-Payer APIs facilitate exchange of claims and clinical …

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State Policy Choices About Medicaid Home and Community …

WEBOver three-quarters of HCBS waivers apply the federal SSI asset limit of $2,000 for an individual, and almost all waivers use the same asset limit as is required …

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