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The purpose of this study was to assess changes in health status of California young adults with insurance coverage before and after passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
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Name: The Permanente journal
This paper investigates the impact of the Affordable Care Act's (ACA's) dependent coverage mandate on health insurance coverage rates and health care utilization among young adults. Using data from th...
Beginning in late 2010, private health insurance plans were required to allow dependents up to age 26 to remain on a parent's plan. Known as the dependent coverage or young adult mandate, this provisi...
The ACA changed the landscape of insurance coverage, allowing young adults to remain on their parents' insurance until age 26y (Dependent Coverage Provision [DCP]) and states to optionally expand Medi...
The coverage reforms of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act have fundamentally changed the U.S. health care system. The law's health insurance regulations, which include protections for per...
Canada is the only country with a universal health insurance system that does not provide coverage for prescription drugs to all residents. One-third of working-age Canadians have no insur...
Health insurance is important for children. Public insurance programs are available to many children, but some families report being confused about how to get and keep this insurance. Comm...
With the help of local focus groups, the investigators are designing and testing a website to help urban people have better access to health care through understanding their insurance opti...
Ghana, a Low-Middle Income Country (LMIC) situated in the heart of West Africa started a national health insurance scheme in 2003.The scheme was designed to provide a comprehensive benefit...
In this study, the investigators use a randomized field experiment in Karnataka, India, to measure the effects of a free inpatient public health insurance plan, Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yoj...
Insurance coverage of a physical or mental health condition, disability, or illness existing before health insurance is applied for or enrolled in.
Federal program, enacted in 1997, for the funding of children's health insurance coverage at the state level for low-income families, affording them effective protection against erosions in employer sponsored coverage.
Public Law 104-91, enacted in 1996, is designed to protect health insurance coverage for workers and their families when they change or lose their jobs. HIPAA has separate provisions for the large and small group markets, and the individual market. HIPAA amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), the Public Health Service Act, and the Internal Revenue Code to provide improved portability and continuity of health insurance coverage, extending earlier provisions under the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 ("COBRA").
Insurance providing coverage of medical, surgical, or hospital care in general or for which there is no specific heading.
Health insurance coverage for all persons in a state or country, rather than for some subset of the population. It may extend to the unemployed as well as to the employed; to aliens as well as to citizens; for pre-existing conditions as well as for current illnesses; for mental as well as for physical conditions.