Research Report Nonfederal Surveys Fill a Gap in Data on ACA
Michael Karpman, Sharon K. Long, Michael Huntress
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Though federal government surveys are essential for understanding the effect of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on health insurance coverage and health care, the time lag between data collection and release means little information has been available as major provisions of the law have been implemented in 2014 and early 2015. This brief compares the design and content of seven surveys conducted by private research organizations that are providing timely data on ACA implementation issues and challenges.

Research Areas Health and health care
Tags Health insurance Federal health care reform Health equity
Policy Centers Health Policy Center