QuickTakes and Fact Sheets

These HRMS QuickTakes and fact sheets provide information on health insurance coverage, access to and use of health care, health care affordability, and self-reported health status, as well as quick data on important implementation issues under the ACA and on other topics.

Current QuickTakes and factsheets in the series:

Most Adults Who Feel Treated or Judged Unfairly When Applying for Public Benefits Report Adverse Consequences
October 21, 2021

Uninsured Adults’ Marketplace Knowledge Gaps Persisted in April 2021
August 28, 2021

Coronavirus Concerns Led More Than 1 in 10 Nonelderly Adults to Delay or Forgo Health Care in Spring 2021
August 18, 2021

Worries about the Coronavirus Caused Nearly 1 in 10 Parents to Delay or Forgo Needed Health Care for Their Children in Spring 2021
Augues 18, 2021

Food Insecurity Fell Nearly 30 Percent between Spring 2020 and 2021
May 26, 2021

Delayed and Forgone Health Care for Children during the COVID-19 Pandemic
February 16, 2021

ACA Offers Protection as the COVID-19 Pandemic Erodes Employer Health Insurance Coverage
November 9, 2020

QuickTake: Fifty-Five Percent of Marketplace Enrollees Turn to Others for Information or Assistance When Enrolling in a Health Plan
August 21, 2018

QuickTake: Consumers Support Allowing Cheaper, Less Generous Plans, but Not if It Means Sick People Pay More for Comprehensive Coverage
August 16, 2018

Many Patients Who Struggle to Pay for Health Care Don’t Trust Providers to Tell Them the Costs of Treatment Options
September 15, 2017

Many Patients Who Give Low Ratings to Their Health Care Are Disadvantaged
September 15, 2017

Trust in Providers Is Lowest among Vulnerable Populations
September 15, 2017

How Often Do Patients Discuss Sensitive Issues with Their Providers?
September 15, 2017

Health Insurance Coverage for Children and Parents: Changes between 2013 and 2017
September 7, 2017

Health Care Access and Affordability for Children and Parents: Changes between 2013 and 2017
September 7, 2017

Individual Mandate Is Increasingly Important to Adults with Nongroup Coverage
October 26, 2016

Nonelderly Adults Consider Cost of Care Very Important When Choosing a Physician
February 26, 2016

Less Than Half of Insured Adults Who Reported an Unmet Need for Health Care Because of Cost Knew How Much the Care Would Cost
February 26, 2016

Further Reducing Uninsurance among Parents Will Require Tackling Affordability Concerns
January 6, 2016

More Adults Have Stable Health Insurance Coverage as ACA Implementation Proceeds
December 2, 2015

HRMS Benchmarks Well against Gallup-Healthways and NHIS on Changes in Health Insurance Coverage between 2013 and 2015
December 2, 2015

[How] Should We Ask About Premium Subsidies in Household Surveys?
December 2, 2015

Taking Stock: Gains in Health Insurance Coverage under the ACA Continue as of September 2015, but Many Remain Uninsured
November 4, 2015

The Forgotten Health Care Need: Gaps in Dental Care for Insured Adults Remain under ACA
September 24, 2015

Even with Coverage, Many Adults Have Problems Getting Health Care, with Problems Most Prevalent Among Adults with Disabilities
September 24, 2015

Few Adults Have Difficulty Finding a Doctor, but the Problem Is More Common for Low-Income Adults Than for Higher-Income Adults
September 24, 2015

The Gap in Uninsurance Rates for Parents and Children Narrowed between September 2013 and March 2015
September 8, 2015

Uninsured Nonelderly Adults Were More Concentrated in Medicaid Nonexpansion States and in the South in March 2015 than in September 2013
August 17, 2015

Insurance Coverage Gains Cross Economic, Social, and Geographic Boundaries
April 27, 2015

Uninsurance Rate Nearly Halved for Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Adults since Mid-2013
April 16, 2015

Trends in Uninsurance and State Marketplace and Medicaid Expansion Decisions
April 16, 2015

Substantial Gains in Health Insurance Coverage Occurring for Adults in Both Rural and Urban Areas
April 16, 2015

Uninsurance Rate Halved for Adults with Chronic Conditions
April 16, 2015

Another ACA Knowledge Gap: Many Uninsured Do Not Know about Requirement to Report Health Insurance Status 
April 13, 2015

Taking Stock: Health Insurance Coverage under the ACA as of December 2014
March 12, 2015

Health Insurance Policy Cancellations Were Uncommon in 2014
March 12, 2015

Health Insurance Coverage for Parents under the ACA as of September 2014
March 5, 2015

Health Insurance Coverage for Childless Adults under the ACA as of September 2014
March 5, 2015

Health Insurance Coverage Holds Steady among Children through September 2014
March 5, 2015

As of December, Many Uninsured Adults Were Not Aware of Tax Penalties for Not Having Coverage, the Marketplaces, or the Open Enrollment Deadline
February 19, 2015

As of December, Most Uninsured Adults Who Planned to Obtain Coverage through the Marketplace Were Not Aware of the Open Enrollment Deadline
February 5, 2015

Access to Health Care Providers Improved between September 2013 and September 2014
February 4, 2015

Thirty-Six Percent Drop in Uninsurance Rate for Adults in Rural Areas Narrows Rural-Urban Coverage Gap
February 4, 2015

Uninsurance Rate Down 25 Percent for Working Adults and 31 Percent for Low-Income Workers since September 2013
February 4, 2015

Nonelderly Workers with ESI Are Satisfied with Nonfinancial Aspects of Their Coverage but Less Satisfied with Financial Aspects
September 4, 2014

States Not Expanding Medicaid under the ACA Account for 60 Percent of the Nation's Uninsured in June 2014; Up from 50 Percent in September 2013
July 15, 2014

Number of Uninsured Adults Continues to Fall under the ACA: Down by 8.0 Million in June 2014
July 10, 2014

Number of Uninsured Adults Falls by 5.4 Million since 2013 
April 3, 2014

Satisfaction with Coverage was Lower in the Pre-Marketplace Nongroup Market than in the Group Market
January 21, 2014

Nearly 1 in 4 Adults with Pre-Marketplace Nongroup Coverage Paid At Least $3,000 Out-of-Pocket for Health Care
January 21, 2014

Many Pre-Marketplace Nongroup Health Plans Had High Deductibles
January 21, 2014

Nearly Half of Low-Income Adults Have a Family Member Who Was Uninsured during the Past Year
January 7, 2014

Low-Income Adults Are Less Likely to Have Access to Employer-Sponsored Coverage
January 7, 2014

Lower-Income Adults Report Being in Worse Health
January 7, 2014