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As Fifth ACA Open Enrollment Period Begins, NY’s Individual Market Much Improved but Faces Worrisome Trends

Release Date: 10.31.2017
Contact: Catherine Arnst

New York State’s individual market is vastly improved since the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), but trends suggest the need to consider options that would bolster the market, while recent actions by the Trump administration may make that task harder, according to a new UHF report.

 
Related initiatives: Health Insurance Project

Congressional “Repeal and Replace” Health Plan Ill-Suited and Destructive for New York

Release Date: 06.08.2017
Contact: Catherine Arnst

The American Health Care Act (AHCA), approved by the U.S. House of Representatives and currently under consideration by the U.S. Senate, would undermine the dramatic insurance coverage gains that New York has realized under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), destabilize the individual market, and increase premiums and cost-sharing for lower-income individuals, particularly those under 35, a new UHF report finds.

Related initiatives: Health Insurance Project

New Report Outlines Ways to Strengthen Consumer Access to Provider Networks in New York State

Release Date: 05.23.2017
Contact: Catherine Arnst

With health insurance premiums rising, delivery system reforms reshaping how services are provided, and the future of the Affordable Care Act in doubt, a United Hospital Fund report released today outlines ways to help consumers choose and use provider networks, and access timely care through stronger safeguards and improved disclosure.

Related initiatives: Health Insurance Project, Public and Private Insurance Markets, Implementing Health Care Reform, Health Insurance Data & Analysis, Private Insurance Market, Innovation Strategies, Information Technology

New UHF Report Charts Health Insurance Market Changes in First Year of Full Implementation of the Affordable Care Act

Release Date: 10.18.2016
Contact: Miles Finley

An overview of New York’s insurance markets, analyzing enrollment and financial data across health plans and lines of business to create a comprehensive snapshot of the markets since implementation of the ACA.

Related initiatives: Health Insurance Project, Public and Private Insurance Markets, Health Insurance Data & Analysis

United Hospital Fund Report Takes a Fresh Look at New York's Resuscitated Individual Health Insurance Market

Release Date: 05.26.2016
Contact: Bob de Luna

A new United Hospital Fund report provides an analysis of enrollment and financial data on New York’s individual health insurance market, before and after the rollout of the Affordable Care Act.

Related initiatives: Health Insurance Project, Implementing Health Care Reform, Private Insurance Market

United Hospital Fund Report Looks Beyond the Sunset of a Health Care Reinsurance Program That Is Helping Keep Individual Rates More Affordable

Release Date: 03.03.2016
Contact: Bob de Luna
A UHF snapshot report focuses on the Transitional Reinsurance Program, which was created by a provision of the Affordable Care Act and has improved the affordability of coverage for consumers by reducing premiums in the individual market. Related initiatives: Health Insurance Project, Public and Private Insurance Markets, Implementing Health Care Reform, Private Insurance Market

United Hospital Fund Report Identifies Goals for State Regulation of Risk Sharing Between Health Care Providers and Insurers

Release Date: 11.18.2015
Contact: Bob de Luna

A new report focuses on the increasingly common “risk-transfer” agreements between health insurance plans and health care providers, along with the policy and regulatory challenges such arrangements present.

Related initiatives: Health Insurance Project, Public and Private Insurance Markets, Implementing Health Care Reform

United Hospital Fund Examines the Future of the Child Health Plus Program

Release Date: 08.05.2015
Contact: Bob de Luna
A new United Hospital Fund report examines New York’s Child Health Plus program, whose federal funding was recently extended, but the federal funding prospects beyond 2017 are unknown, and New York policymakers face related decisions. Related initiatives: Health Insurance Project

United Hospital Fund Report Analyzes Patient Engagement in New York's Commercial Health Insurance Market

Release Date: 05.21.2015
Contact: Bob de Luna

A new United Hospital Fund report examines patient engagement in New York’s commercial health insurance market.

Related initiatives: Health Insurance Project, Public and Private Insurance Markets

United Hospital Fund Report Analyzes Challenges to a Healthier Small Group Health Insurance Market

Release Date: 04.21.2015
Contact: Bob de Luna

A new United Hospital Fund report, the second in a series, examines the challenges of preventing adverse selection in the small group insurance market, following a change mandated by the Affordable Care Act.

Related initiatives: Health Insurance Project, Public and Private Insurance Markets, Implementing Health Care Reform

United Hospital Fund Report Analyzes Impact of ACA Increase in Small Group Size for New York Insurance Market

Release Date: 03.10.2015
Contact: Bob de Luna

A new report provides a high-level actuarial analysis of the impact of an Affordable Care Act provision increasing the size of firms that are part of the small group market—from 1–50 employees up to 100 employees—and examines the broader effects and implementation options available to state policymakers.

Related initiatives: Health Insurance Project, Public and Private Insurance Markets, Private Insurance Market

Medicare Advantage Market in New York Is as Robust as It Was Before Implementation of the Affordable Care Act

Release Date: 07.17.2014
Contact: Bob de Luna

Two reports analyze the impact of the Affordable Care Act on New York's Medicare Advantage plan landscape.

Related initiatives: Health Insurance Project, Private Insurance Market

United Hospital Fund Analysis Finds That Insurance Plans Specializing in Public Programs Were the Fastest Growing in 2012

Release Date: 05.07.2014
Contact: Bob de Luna

Health insurance plans in New York that specialize in public programs (Prepaid Health Services Plans) grew dramatically in 2012 in terms of enrollment, revenue, net income, and overall market share, according to the fifth installment of the Fund’s Big Picture series.

Related initiatives: Health Insurance Project, Public and Private Insurance Markets, Health Insurance Data & Analysis, Private Insurance Market

United Hospital Fund Report Highlights Early Success of New York State of Health and Spotlights Ten Issues to Watch

Release Date: 01.17.2014
Contact: Bob de Luna

this Fund report points to the early successes of New York’s health insurance exchange and identifies ten key issues to watch as it proceeds through the six-month open enrollment period.

Related initiatives: Health Insurance Project, Public and Private Insurance Markets, Implementing Health Care Reform, Health Insurance Data & Analysis, Private Insurance Market
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