“ACA at 10” and other materials

TIM JOST’S LIST OF STUDIES, SUMMARIES, OP-EDS, AND SECONDARY MATERIALS, with updates and additions through 4/1/20 (alphabetically by publication or sponsoring organization, then chronologically) (maroon = added after 3/24) (greenish = added 5/11)


Charles Gaba, acasignups.net, Happy 10th Anniversary to the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act! (March 22, 2020)



American Academy of Pediatrics

Maya Venkataramani, MD, MPH, Craig Evan Pollack, MD, MHS, Eric T. Roberts, PhD, Spillover Effects of Adult Medicaid Expansions on Children’s Use of Preventive Services, PEDIATRICS Volume 140, number 6, December 2017:e20170953



Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Aviva Aron-Dine, Chye-Ching Huang, and Samantha Washington, CBPP, ACA Lawsuit Would Cut Taxes for the Most Well-Off While Ending Health Coverage for Millions (November 4, 2019)

CBPP, Chart Book: The Far-Reaching Benefits of the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid Expansion (2018, updated November 6, 2019)


Matt Broaddus and Aviva Aron-Dine, Medicaid Expansion Has Saved at Least 19,000 Lives, New Research Finds (November 6, 2019)


CBPP, Trump Administration’s ACA Repeal Suit Stance Is in Line With Its Health Care Agenda (December 12, 2019, updated February 21, 2020)


Paul N. Van de Water, CBPP, Affordable Care Act Still Reduces Deficits, Despite Tax Repeals (January 9, 2020)


Aviva Aron-Dine, CBPP, States Can’t Protect Themselves From Harmful Effects of ACA Repeal (January 10, 2020)


CBPP, Suit Challenging ACA Legally Suspect But Threatens Loss of Coverage for Millions (updated March 2020)


Tara Straw, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Commentary: At Its 10th Anniversary, the ACA Is Helping to Address Our Public Health and Economic Crisis (March 23, 2020)





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Commonwealth Fund

Commonwealth Fund, Affordable Care Act Tracking Surveys (May 1, 2018)

Sara R. Collins, Herman K. Bhupal, and Michelle M. Doty, Health Insurance Coverage Eight Years After the ACA: Fewer Uninsured Americans and Shorter Coverage Gaps, But More Underinsured (February 2019)



Ajay Chaudry, Adlan Jackson, and Sherry A. Glied, Did the Affordable Care Act Reduce Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Insurance Coverage? (August 2019)


Commonwealth Fund, Latest Publications on the Affordable Care Act (March 2020)



Families USA

Cheryl Fish-Parcham, Three Things You Need to Know About Texas v. United States Litigation (January 15, 2020)



Health Affairs

Richard C. Lindrooth, Marcelo C. Perraillon, Rose Y. Hardy, and Gregory J. Tung, Understanding The Relationship Between Medicaid Expansions And Hospital Closures, HEALTH AFFAIRS 37, NO. 1 (2018): 111–120


Sherry A. Glied, Sara R. Collins, and Saunders Lin, Did the ACA Lower Americans’ Financial Barriers to Health Care, Health Affairs 2020 39:3, 379-386

Did The ACA Lower Americans’ Financial Barriers To Health Care?


Dep’t of Health and Human Services

Dep’t of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, ASPE Issue Brief: Medicaid Expansion Impacts on Insurance Coverage and Access to Care (Jan. 18, 2017)

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Journal of the American Medical Ass’n

Heidi Allen and Benjamin D. Sommers, Medicaid Expansion and Health: Assessing the Evidence After 5 Years (2019)



Journal of Health Policy, Politics and Law

Sayeh Nikpay, India Pungarcher (Vanderbilt University), Austin Frakt (Boston University), An Economic Perspective on the Affordable Care Act: Expectations and Reality (2020)




Kaiser Family Foundation

Kaiser, Facilitating Access to Mental Health Services: A Look at Medicaid, Private Insurance, and the Uninsured (June 2017, updated Nov. 27, 2017)

KFF facilitating access mental health

Julia Foutz, Ellen Squires, and Rachel Garfield, KFF, The Unisured: A Primer (December 2017)

KFF the uninsured a primer

KFF, Potential Impact of Texas v. U.S. Decision on Key Provisions of the Affordable Care Act (January 3, 2020)


Rachel Fehr and Cynthia Cox, KFF, Individual Insurance Market Performance in Late 2019 (January 6, 2020)

Individual Insurance Market Performance in Late 2019

Madeline Guth, Rachel Garfield, and Robin Rudowitz, KFF, The Effects of Medicaid Expansion under the ACA: Updated Findings from a Literature Review (March 17, 2020)


MaryBeth Musumeci, KFF, Explaining Texas v. U.S.: A Guide to the Case Challenging the ACA (March 10, 2020)



National Bureau of Economic Research

Jonathan Gruber and Benjamin D. Sommers, The Affordable Care Act’s Effects on Patients, Providers and the Economy: What We’ve Learned So Far (2019)


Miller, S., Altekruse, S., Johnson, N., & Wherry, L. R. (2019). Medicaid and mortality: new evidence from linked survey and administrative data (No. w26081). National Bureau of Economic Research.


Jonathan Gruber and Benjamin D. Sommers, Fiscal Federalism and the Budget Impacts of the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid Expansion (2020)



New England Journal of Medicine

DAVID W. BAKER, M.D., M.P.H., JOSEPH J. SUDANO, PH.D., JEFFREY M. ALBERT, PH.D., ELAINE A. BORAWSKI, PH.D., AND AVI DOR, PH.D., Lack of Health Insurance and Decline in Overall Health in Late Middle Age, NEJM (Oct. 11, 2011)



New York Times

Abby Goodnough, Reed Abelson, Margot Sanger-Katz and Sarah Kliff, New York Times, Obamacare Turns 10 Today.  Here’s a Look at What Works and Doesn’t (March 23, 2020)


Ohio Dep’t of Medicaid

Ohio Dep’t of Medicaid, Ohio Medicaid Group VIII Assessment: A Report to the Ohio General Assembly (December 2016)


Ohio Dep’t of Medicaid, 2018 Ohio Medicaid Group VIII Assessment: A Follow‐Up to the 2016 Ohio Medicaid Group VIII Assessment (August 2018)




Rand/Topics/Affordable Care Act (through November 27, 2019)



Robert Wood Johnson Foundation



State Network (Tim, which specific post were you looking for?)



Urban Institute

Urban Institute, Impacts of the ACA and Implications for Its Repeal (2017?)


Kyle J. Caswell and Timothy A. Waidmann, Urban, The Affordable Care Act Medicaid Expansions and Personal Finance, 2017, Medical Care Research and Review 2019, Vol. 76(5) 538–571


Urban Institute, Health Reform Monitoring Survey (2018?)


Linda J. Blumberg, Matthew Buettgens, John Holahan, and Clare Pan, State-by-State Estimates of the Coverage and Funding Consequences of Full Repeal of the ACA (March 2019)


Author(s): Corlette S, Wengle E, Hill I, and Hoppe O,

Perspectives From Brokers: The Individual Market Stabilizes While Short-Term and Other Alternative Products Pose Risks


Linda J. Blumberg, Michael Simpson, John Holahan, Matthew Buettgens, and Clare Pan, Potential Eligibility for Medicaid, CHIP, and Marketplace Subsidies among Workers Losing Jobs in Industries Vulnerable to High Levels of COVID-19-Related Unemployment (April 2020)


Anuj Gangopadhyaya and Bowen Garrett, Unemployment, Health Insurance,
and the COVID-19 Recession (April 2020)



Defense Production Act letter and media release, 3/28/20

Letter to President Trump

DPA Letter to President March 28 2020

Media release

Media Release DPA.Letter.to.President.Trump 3 28 2020