Publications

Publications

Cover Michigan 2010: The state of health care coverage in Michigan

Cover Michigan 2010 is CHRT’s annual report of health care coverage in the U.S. and Michigan, including data on the uninsured, publicly and privately insured, premiums and cost-sharing, the health care safety net and, new for this year, health reform (also available separately in the CHRT Issue Brief, Impact of Health Reform on Coverage in Michigan). Cover Michigan 2010 presents …

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Impact of health reform on coverage in Michigan

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) will affect the picture of coverage in Michigan in many different ways. While it is relatively easy to project the impact of some ACA components, such as the number of individuals who will be eligible for Medicaid after 2014, it is more difficult to project many other elements, such as how many …

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The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act at the state and local level

While health care reform has its foundation and framework at the federal level, many key elements will be carried out at the state and local level. Considerable attention has been focused on insurance reforms that will substantially alter the picture of coverage in the country, but the Act also includes other provisions that will affect the way care is delivered …

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Cover Michigan Survey 2010

In January of 2009, CHRT released the first edition of Cover Michigan, a report designed to provide a comprehensive picture of health care coverage in the U.S. and Michigan. In August 2009, to better understand the impact of coverage trends on the people behind the statistics, CHRT commissioned a survey of 1,022 Michigan adults about their sources of coverage, perceived …

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Health care spending by country, state, and payer

Experts on all sides of the health reform debate agree that the current rate of growth in health care spending is unsustainable and ultimately damaging to the economy and the health system alike. Patients experience this stress in a more personal way, through rising out-of-pocket costs or by struggling to get the care they need. Most agree that measures to …

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Cover Michigan: The state of health care coverage in Michigan before the ACA

The staff of the Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation (CHRT) is pleased to present the first edition of Cover Michigan, a report designed to provide a comprehensive picture of health coverage in our state. Cover Michigan is intended to complement national reports depicting trends in health coverage and provide the public and policymakers with a single source of information …

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