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Who got covered…and why?

Posted August, 18 2014 by Amanda

Guest post by Jessie Kavanagh, Master’s Student in Public Health, Hunter College         People with more knowledge about the ACA and health insurance were more likely to enroll in the Marketplaces, according to a new Enroll America survey.  The July 2014 report, “Voices from the Newly Enrolled and Still Uninsured,” produced by Enroll America […]

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Women and Health Care: New Survey Results

Posted May, 30 2014 by Amanda

Guest post from Maryanne Tomazic, Raising Women’s Voices New survey data released this month by the Kaiser Family Foundation includes many important findings on women and health care. The national survey of 3,105 women took place in late 2013, before the end of the first open enrollment period of the new health insurance marketplaces. It […]

Final Numbers for first open enrollment period

It’s working.

Posted May, 2 2014 by Amanda

Yesterday, HHS announced that over eight million Americans enrolled in health insurance between October 1, 2013 and March 31, 2014. That’s over a million more than the original goal for that period (seven million) and over two million more than the revised goal. As recently as the middle of March, some media outlets predicted that enrollments would […]

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A Westchester Family Gets Covered

Posted April, 18 2014 by Amanda

The first open enrollment period for NY State of Health has come to a close, and as of April 16, 960,762 New Yorkers were able to get health care plans through the state marketplace. That means there are nearly one million stories of New Yorkers getting affordable, quality health coverage because of the NY State […]