RWJF Coverage News
Consumers in State Insurance Exchanges Will Have More Options Than Are Currently Offered in Those States
The number of insurers that offer nongroup plans to consumers this fall in state-run health insurance exchanges will be much greater than the current number, according to an analysis from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF).
The percentage of Americans who receive health insurance through employers has fallen significantly over the last decade—from 69.7 percent nationwide in 2000 to just 59.5 percent in 2011, according to a report by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF).Read the release
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July 10, 2013 | Wall Street Journal
(The launch of Medicare Part D) holds lessons for the new health insurance marketplaces set to launch this October under the Affordable Care Act, according to a recent report by Georgetown University Health Policy Institute’s Center on Health Insurance Reforms.
May 31, 2013 | New York Times
The Affordable Care Act is expected to produce a sharp increase in entrepreneurship next year, according to a new report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Urban Institute and Georgetown University’s Health Policy Institute.Read the article
April 15, 2013 | CNN Money
The share of small companies providing insurance plummeted from 47% to 38% between the years 2000 and 2011, according to a report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.Read the article
April 11, 2013 | USA Today
"This documents that in virtually every state across the country, there has been a steady decline in employers that provide coverage over the past 10 years," said Andrew Hyman, director of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's health care coverage team.