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Better off after the ACA or not? Ask Dr. Roby

Thursday, December 4th, 2014

Dylan Roby, director of the Center’s Health Economics and Evaluation Research Program, recently appeared on Ask Dr. Nandi, the Detroit-based medical talk show, for a segment called “Truth in Medical Care.”  The show focused on two women who said their new insurance plans were more costly and less comprehensive after enactment … [ Read full post ]

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Confidence in health exchanges shaky, consumers wary

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

Fifty-one percent of those who enrolled for coverage on a government health exchange during last year’s rocky rollout said they wouldn’t do so again, according to a Bankrate survey. Center Director Gerald Kominski said that although exchanges “rallied” after a poor start “they can’t afford to do that again.”

Fifty-two percent of enrollees said … [ Read full post ]

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Tracking changes in access to care under Medi-Cal expansion

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

Associate Center Director Ninez Ponce will be part of a California Healthcare Foundation briefing in Sacramento today at noon to discuss new research about Medi-Cal enrollees’ access to care before the state’s expansion of Medi-Cal and how to use that information to monitor access to care under health reform.

Discussion will include how Medi-Cal enrollees’ … [ Read full post ]

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Confusion over effects of Proposition 45

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

About a million Californians who have health coverage not purchased on the state exchange could have their premium increases kept in check with the passage of Proposition 45, said Dylan Roby, the director of the Center’s Health Economics and Evaluation program, in a Capital Public Radio report. But Covered California, which negotiates its … [ Read full post ]

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Oct 30 AskCHIS Online: Explore data on healthy living

Monday, October 13th, 2014

ask_chisThe UCLA Center for Health Policy Research’s Health DATA Program invites you to participate in our free October 30 AskCHIS workshop online. Explore how to AskCHIS without leaving your home or office! In just two short hours, you will become knowledgeable in understanding how to work with multiple variables; generate bivariate tables and export data … [ Read full post ]

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Report: Mexican immigrants in the U.S., A 10-year perspective

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

migrationandhealth_150pxThe more youthful Mexican population in the U.S. — both immigrant and U.S.-born — is offsetting the graying of the country’s workforce, according to a new report, co-authored by the Center’s Steven Wallace. The report finds that while more Mexican immigrants have benefited from recent health reforms such as the Affordable Care Act, … [ Read full post ]

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