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Health & Health Care

ASPE produces health policy research with a focus on equity, coverage, and access. Find resources related to a broad range of topics, including the uninsured population, vaccine hesitancy, Medicaid/CHIP, Medicare, the federal marketplace (HealthCare.gov), telehealth, health care delivery, underserved areas, delivery system transformation, health outcomes, and social determinants of health.

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The Availability, Quality, and Use of Administrative Data to Identify and Reduce Health and Human Services-Related Disparities: A Survey of HHS-Funded Programs and Interventions

Executive Orders No. 13985 (2021) and 14091 (2023) require federal agencies to ensure that their policies and services, including data collection, advance equitable outcomes for all populations. The Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) and the U.S.
Fact Sheet

Inflation Reduction Act Research Series: Projected Impacts for Women Enrolled in Medicare

The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) is helping people with Medicare, including nearly 30 million women enrolled in Part D. Our review shows that, in 2020, about 733,000 women enrolled in Part D and B would have benefited from the IRA’s $35 insulin cap and, in 2021, about 2 million women would not have had any out-of-pocket costs for recommended adult vaccines covered by Part D.
ASPE Issue Brief

New Federal 12-Month Continuous Eligibility Expansion: Over 17 Million Children Could Gain New Protections from Coverage Disruptions

This issue brief presents estimates of children’s average monthly gains in Medicaid and CHIP eligibility under a federal 12-month CE requirement. Characteristics and household income of children gaining eligibility under a national, 12-month CE policy are also presented.
ASPE Issue Brief

HealthCare.gov Enrollment by Race and Ethnicity, 2015-2023

This issue brief presents Marketplace enrollment and plan selections by race and ethnicity among 2015-2023 Open Enrollment Period enrollees in HealthCare.gov states using combined self-reported race and ethnicity information with imputed data for missing values.
ASPE Issue Brief

Health Insurance Marketplaces: 10 Years of Affordable Private Plan Options

The Affordable Care Act substantially transformed the market for non-group private health insurance, introducing new consumer protections and coverage standards and establishing Health Insurance Marketplaces.
ASPE Issue Brief

Health Coverage Under the Affordable Care Act: Current Enrollment Trends and State Estimates

This Issue Brief presents current estimates of enrollment in health insurance coverage obtained through the ACA Marketplaces and the Medicaid expansion and the subsequent reductions in state-level uninsured rates since the ACA was implemented in 2014.
ASPE Issue Brief

Marketplace Enrollee Demographics, Plan Generosity, and Plan Premiums in HealthCare.gov States, 2015-2022

This Issue Brief focuses on the changes over time in Marketplace insurance coverage in HealthCare.gov states and the association between various demographic and plan characteristics including income, metal level selection, race and ethnicity, and premiums by leveraging self-reported and imputed data.
ASPE Issue Brief

Generic Drug Utilization and Spending Among Medicare Part D Enrollees in 2022

In 2022, 43.3 million Medicare Part D enrollees (82 percent) filled 1.1 billion prescriptions for generic prescription drugs. While most enrollees filled at least one prescription for $2 or less, most (54 percent) paid more than $2 for at least one generic drug. Over 6 million enrollees filled at least one prescription for over $20.
Fact Sheet

Inflation Reduction Act Research Series: Projected Impacts for Rural Medicare Enrollees

The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) is helping people with Medicare, including over 8 million Part D enrollees who reside in rural areas. This fact sheet outlines the potential impacts of the IRA’s key drug-related provisions for rural Medicare enrollees.
ASPE Data Point

National Uninsured Rate Remains Largely Unchanged at 7.7 Percent in the Third Quarter of 2023

According to the most recent National Health Interview Survey data, the national uninsured rate in the third quarter of 2023 was 7.7 percent, unchanged statistically from the first two quarters of 2023.