The Health Reform Monitoring Survey: Addressing Data Gaps To Provide Timely Insights Into The Affordable Care Act

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The Health Reform Monitoring Survey: Addressing Data Gaps To Provide Timely Insights Into The Affordable Care Act

Abstract

The Health Reform Monitoring Survey (HRMS) was launched in 2013 as a mechanism to obtain timely information on the ACA during the period before federal survey data will be available. The HRMS provides quarterly data on insurance coverage, access to health care, and health care affordability, along with changing topics of relevance to current policy and program issues. For example, data from summer 2013 show that more than 60 percent of those targeted by the health insurance exchanges struggle with understanding key health insurance concepts, raising concerns about their ability to evaluate trade-offs when choosing coverage.

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