Treatment of Citizens and Immigrants Under Health Reform
This fact sheet from the National Council of La Raza gives a point-by-point comparison of Affordable Care Act provisions as they apply to U.S. citizens, legal immigrants, and the undocumented.
The Value of Insurance: the Uninsured and Hospital Bills
This May 2011 ASPE research brief from HHS estimates estimates the likelihood that those without health insurance would be able to pay hospital bills. (more…)
Will the ACA Make Health Insurance Affordable?
This April 2011 report from the Commonwealth Fund assesses how much “room” people have in their budget, after paying for other necessities, to pay for health care needs. (more…)
The Financial Burden of Health Spending by Medicare Households
This brief from the Kaiser Family Foundation compares the financial burden of average out-of-pocket health expenses as a share of total household expenditures for Medicare and non-Medicare households, based on analysis of the Consumer Expenditure Survey. (more…)
The Young Invincibles on Health Care Reform
Young Invincibles is a national organization committed to mobilizing and expanding opportunities for young Americans age 18 to 34. Resources, news and fact sheets about health reform’s impact on young adults.
Illinois Health Care Reform Implementation Council
Website of the Illinois Health Care Reform Implementation Council, established by Governor Quinn in July 2010 to help the state implement the reforms contained in the Affordable Care Act. The site listed materials, public meeting dates and reports.
Health Insurance Reform Information Center
The HIRIC, operated by the state Department of Insurance, is a forum for information on the national health insurance reform and its effects on Illinois. The department posts fact sheets, legislation, and other useful material as they becomes available.