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Health Reform Monitoring Survey – Texas, Issue Brief #8: Affordability of Marketplace Plans in the Largest Metropolitan Areas of Texas
Lower income Texans are much more likely to be uninsured than higher income residents of the state. Data collected by the Urban Institute and the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid indicate that in 2011-2012, 26% of individuals ...
Health Reform Monitoring Survey – Texas, Issue Brief #7: Insurance Status of Adult Texans and Characteristics of the Uninsured as of June 2014
In June 2014, after the completion of Health Insurance Marketplace’s first open enrollment period, we surveyed adult Texans aged 18 to 64 to examine changes in insurance status since the opening of the Marketplace and to ...
Health Reform Monitoring Survey – Texas, Issue Brief #15: The Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Texas Workers
In March 2015, near the close of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) Health Insurance Marketplace’s second open enrollment period, we surveyed adult Texans ages 18 to 64 to understand the changes in insurance status, if any, ...
Certificate of Need for Cardiac Care: Controversy Over the Contributions of CON
Objective: To test whether state Certificate of Need (CON) regulations influence procedural mortality or the provision of coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG) and percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI). Data ...
Cost-effectiveness analysis of cholecystectomy during Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for morbid obesity
Background: Controversy exists regarding the use of concurrent cholecystectomy during Roux-en-Y gastric bypass performed for morbid obesity. Methods: A decision model was developed to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of ...
The Aging of Biomedical Research in the United States
In the past 30 years, the average age of biomedical researchers has steadily increased. The average age of an investigator at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) rose from 39 to 51 between 1980 and 2008. The aging of ...