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November 4, 2013 - This Commonwealth Fund survey found that more than half of U.S. adults who are potentially eligible for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act, but who have not yet signed up for a plan, say they will likely try to enroll or to find out about financial help by the end of March 2014, the close of the open enrollment period.
October 16, 2013 - This Commonwealth Fund-supported study in Health Affairs finds that several features of the small-businesses insurance marketplaces appeal to small-business owners, but that affordability will be a key consideration in their decision to purchase coverage from the marketplaces.
September 30, 2013 - Only two of five adults are aware of the state health insurance marketplaces or of potential financial help that may be available to them to pay for plans purchased though the marketplaces, according to a new survey. However, three of five adults who might be eligible for these new coverage options said they were likely to take advantage of them.
July 11, 2013 - Consumers and small businesses in states that have chosen to run their own health insurance marketplaces―a central component of the health reform law―will likely have a greater choice of health plans, as well as more information about the quality of those plans, than residents of states with federally run marketplaces, a new Commonwealth Fund report finds.
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.
October 16, 2013 - In a new blog post, Commonwealth Fund president David Blumenthal, M.D., and vice president Sara Collins, Ph.D., identify four questions whose answers will help us measure the Affordable Care Act's success over the next year.