April 26, 2013 - Eighty-four million people―nearly half of all working-age U.S. adults―went without health insurance for a time last year or were underinsured because of high out-of-pocket costs relative to income, according to a new study based on findings from the Commonwealth Fund’s 2012 Biennial Health Insurance Survey.
November 15, 2012 - Two-thirds of U.S. primary care physicians reported using electronic medical records in 2012, up from less than half (46%) in 2009, according to findings from the 2012 Commonwealth Fund International Health Policy Survey,
June 17, 2012 - An estimated 13.7 million young adults ages 19–25 stayed on or joined their parents' health plans in 2011, including 6.6 million who likely would not have been able to do so prior to the passage of the Affordable Care Act.
February 7, 2012 - Adults in low- and moderate-income families are more likely to be uninsured, to lack a regular source of health care, and to struggle to get the health care they need compared to those in higher-income families, according to a new Commonwealth Fund survey.
November 14, 2011 - Nearly nine of 10 leaders in health and health care policy say it is important for federal and state policymakers to continue efforts to implement the Affordable Care Act, according to the latest and final Commonwealth Fund/Modern Healthcare Health Care Opinion Leaders Survey.
November 9, 2011 - This cross-country survey finds adults with complex medical conditions, including those with serious or chronic illness, injury, or disability, benefit from receiving their care from a medical home.
August 8, 2011 - In the latest Commonwealth Fund/Modern Healthcare Health Care Opinion Leaders Survey, nearly all of the experts surveyed believed traditional safety-net health care providers will continue to play crucial roles even after the Affordable Care Act is implemented.
May 23, 2011 - In the latest Commonwealth Fund/Modern Healthcare Health Care Opinion Leaders Survey, more than 80 percent of opinion leaders said states should be allowed to implement key provisions of the Affordable Care Act early—like expanding Medicaid eligibility to cover more low-income families and creating insurance exchanges with premium subsidies.
April 6, 2011 - Seven of 10 U.S. adults think the country's health care system needs to be fundamentally changed or completely rebuilt, according to this new survey.
March 16, 2011 - The survey of 3,033 adults, conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates International from July 2010 to November 2010, finds that in the last two years a majority of men and women who lost a job that had health benefits became uninsured.
February 22, 2011 - In the latest Commonwealth Fund/Modern Healthcare Health Care Opinion Leaders Survey, more than nine of 10 leaders in health care and health care policy said they believed the general direction set by the Affordable Care Act is appropriate, with nearly seven of 10 favoring implementing the law with little or no change.
November 18, 2010 - This survey finds that adults in the United States are far more likely than those in 10 other industrialized nations to go without health care because of costs, have trouble paying medical bills, encounter high medical bills even when insured, and have disputes with their insurers or discover insurance wouldn't pay as they expected.
October 25, 2010 - In the latest Commonwealth Fund/Modern Healthcare Health Care Opinion Leaders Survey, experts voice support for moving away from the current method of negotiating health care payments and toward all-payer rate setting, in which a government authority sets the rates, or an all-payer system of jointly negotiating rates for all payers.
July 26, 2010 - Nearly nine of 10 leaders in health care and health care policy believe current financial interests and lack of incentives for integration are significant barriers to the growth of accountable care systems.
May 27, 2010 - This survey of Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), which are community-based health centers that provide comprehensive primary care and behavioral and mental health services to patients regardless of ability to pay, identified methods for strengthening FQHCs' ability to provide care.