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Medicare reports, fact sheets and explainers from the Kaiser Family Foundation
- Explaining the Prescription Drug Provisions in the Inflation Reduction Acton September 22, 2022 at 1:45 pm
The Inflation Reduction Act includes several provisions that will lower prescription drug costs for people with Medicare and reduce drug spending by the federal government. This brief summarizes these provisions and discusses the expected effects on people, program spending, and drug prices and innovation.
- A Review of 62 Studies Finds Few Big Differences Between Traditional Medicare and Medicare Advantage on a Variety of Measureson September 16, 2022 at 3:00 pm
With the Medicare open enrollment period set to begin Oct. 15, a perennial decision faced by Medicare beneficiaries is whether to get their coverage through traditional Medicare or the private plans known as Medicare Advantage. A new KFF review of 62 studies published since 2016 that compares Medicare Advantage and traditional Medicare on measures of…More
- Beneficiary Experience, Affordability, Utilization, and Quality in Medicare Advantage and Traditional Medicare: A Review of the Literatureon September 16, 2022 at 2:58 pm
This literature review examines 62 studies published since 2016 that compare Medicare Advantage and traditional Medicare based on measures of beneficiary experience, affordability, service utilization, and quality.
- What Are the Prescription Drug Provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act?on September 15, 2022 at 12:00 pm
This slideshow explains the prescription drug provisions proposed in the Inflation Reduction Act as passed by the Senate
- The Inflation Reduction Act is a Foot in the Door for Containing Health Care Costson August 25, 2022 at 3:29 pm
In this column for the JAMA Forum, KFF's Larry Levitt explores the Medicare drug-price negotiation provisions and other significant drug-price changes in the Inflation Reduction Act and their potential to lead to further efforts to address health care costs.
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- Inflation May Save You Money on Your Taxesby Ann Carrns on September 25, 2022 at 2:25 pm
The government adjusts its tax code every year, including the standard deduction and tax brackets. Rising costs mean big changes next year.
- Conservatives Attack Companies for Being Too ‘Woke’ on Climateby David Gelles on September 19, 2022 at 9:02 am
Conservatives in the U.S. have targeted firms for their environmental policies, but many companies are standing their ground.
- Who Are America’s Missing Workers?by Lydia DePillis on September 12, 2022 at 7:12 pm
The labor market appears hot, but the share of people who are either working or actively looking for a job still hasn’t quite recovered.
- Advice for Handling Retiring During a Financial Downturnby Tara Siegel Bernard on August 11, 2022 at 9:34 pm
Market declines during the first five years of retirement can have a significant effect on a financial portfolio, but remaining flexible can mitigate the damage.
- When a Woman’s Retirement Account Becomes the Family Emergency Fundby Tammy La Gorce on July 22, 2022 at 10:20 pm
Women break into their savings to cover all kinds of expenses: home down payments, repairs, medical bills. That can hurt them years later.
- Decision Day for the E.C.B.by Andrew Ross Sorkin, Vivian Giang, Stephen Gandel, Lauren Hirsch, Ephrat Livni and Jenny Gross on July 21, 2022 at 12:31 pm
And a SoftBank-backed start up that wants to save your 401(k).