Sara R Collins

Summary

Affiliation: Commonwealth Fund
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi The income divide in health care: how the Affordable Care Act will help restore fairness to the U.S. health system
    Sara R Collins
    Commonwealth Fund, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 3:1-24. 2012
  2. ncbi What Americans think of the new insurance marketplaces and Medicaid expansion: findings from the Commonwealth Fund Health Insurance Marketplace Survey, 2013
    Sara R Collins
    Commonwealth Fund, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 27:1-20. 2013
  3. ncbi Covering young adults under the Affordable Care Act: the importance of outreach and Medicaid expansion: findings from the Commonwealth Fund Health Insurance Tracking Survey of Young Adults, 2013
    Sara R Collins
    Commwealth Fund, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 21:1-15. 2013
  4. ncbi Young, uninsured, and in debt: why young adults lack health insurance and how the Affordable Care Act is helping: findings from the Commonwealth Fund Health Insurance Tracking Survey of Young Adults, 2011
    Sara R Collins
    Commonwealth Fund, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 14:1-24. 2012
  5. ncbi Women and the Affordable Care Act of 2010
    Sara R Collins
    Commonwealth Fund, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 93:1-18. 2010
  6. ncbi Small businesses and the Affordable Care Act of 2010
    Sara R Collins
    Commonwealth Fund, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 97:1-18. 2010
  7. ncbi Rite of passage: young adults and the Affordable Care Act of 2010
    Sara R Collins
    Affordable Health Insurance, Commonwealth Fund, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 87:1-24. 2010
  8. ncbi Rite of passage? Why young adults become uninsured and how new policies can help, 2008 update
    Jennifer L Kriss
    Commonwealth Fund, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 38:1-24. 2008
  9. ncbi Adults ages 50-64 and the Affordable Care Act of 2010
    Sara R Collins
    Commonwealth Fund, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 105:1-20. 2010
  10. ncbi The public's views on health care reform in the 2008 presidential election
    Sara R Collins
    The Commonwealth Fund
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 29:1-11. 2008

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Publications41

  1. ncbi The income divide in health care: how the Affordable Care Act will help restore fairness to the U.S. health system
    Sara R Collins
    Commonwealth Fund, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 3:1-24. 2012
    ..The Affordable Care Act will substantially narrow these inequities through an extensive set of affordable coverage options starting in 2014...
  2. ncbi What Americans think of the new insurance marketplaces and Medicaid expansion: findings from the Commonwealth Fund Health Insurance Marketplace Survey, 2013
    Sara R Collins
    Commonwealth Fund, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 27:1-20. 2013
    ....
  3. ncbi Covering young adults under the Affordable Care Act: the importance of outreach and Medicaid expansion: findings from the Commonwealth Fund Health Insurance Tracking Survey of Young Adults, 2013
    Sara R Collins
    Commwealth Fund, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 21:1-15. 2013
    ..Meanwhile, most uninsured young adults living below poverty will not have access to subsidized public or private insurance in states opting out of the Medicaid expansion...
  4. ncbi Young, uninsured, and in debt: why young adults lack health insurance and how the Affordable Care Act is helping: findings from the Commonwealth Fund Health Insurance Tracking Survey of Young Adults, 2011
    Sara R Collins
    Commonwealth Fund, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 14:1-24. 2012
    ....
  5. ncbi Women and the Affordable Care Act of 2010
    Sara R Collins
    Commonwealth Fund, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 93:1-18. 2010
    ....
  6. ncbi Small businesses and the Affordable Care Act of 2010
    Sara R Collins
    Commonwealth Fund, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 97:1-18. 2010
    ..Over the next 10 years, small businesses and organizations could receive an estimated $40 billion in federal support through the premium credit program...
  7. ncbi Rite of passage: young adults and the Affordable Care Act of 2010
    Sara R Collins
    Affordable Health Insurance, Commonwealth Fund, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 87:1-24. 2010
    ....
  8. ncbi Rite of passage? Why young adults become uninsured and how new policies can help, 2008 update
    Jennifer L Kriss
    Commonwealth Fund, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 38:1-24. 2008
    ..This issue brief, the sixth in a series, updates an earlier version of Rite of Passage..
  9. ncbi Adults ages 50-64 and the Affordable Care Act of 2010
    Sara R Collins
    Commonwealth Fund, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 105:1-20. 2010
    ..8 million may gain subsidized insurance through Medicaid and the exchanges and 1.4 million with higher incomes will have access to comprehensive health plans with new consumer protections...
  10. ncbi The public's views on health care reform in the 2008 presidential election
    Sara R Collins
    The Commonwealth Fund
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 29:1-11. 2008
    ..There is overwhelming agreement that financing for health insurance coverage for all Americans should be a responsibility shared by employers, government, and individuals...
  11. ncbi Employer-based health insurance: past, present, and future
    Sara R Collins
    The Commonwealth Fund, New York, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 61:34-7. 2007
    ..Small employers face higher premium and administrative costs per worker than large firms, leading to a growing number of working uninsured. Access to affordable health insurance has become a critical issue for U.S. policymakers...
  12. ncbi How the Affordable Care Act is helping young adults stay covered
    Sara R Collins
    The Commonwealth Fund, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 5:1-26. 2011
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  13. ncbi Rite of passage? Why young adults become uninsured and how new policies can help
    Sara R Collins
    The Commonwealth Fund, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 26:1-16. 2007
    ....
  14. ncbi Consumer-driven health care. Why it won't solve what ails the United States health system
    Sara R Collins
    Commonwealth Fund, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Leg Med 28:53-77. 2007
  15. ncbi Rite of passage? Why young adults become uninsured and how new policies can help
    Sara R Collins
    The Commonwealth Fund, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 20:1-14. 2006
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  16. ncbi A shared responsibility. US employers and the provision of health insurance to employees
    Sara R Collins
    Commonwealth Fund, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Inquiry 42:6-15. 2005
    ..It will be important to shore up employer coverage both to curb its recent erosion and to build toward a more comprehensive system of health insurance...
  17. ncbi How health care reform can lower the costs of insurance administration
    Sara R Collins
    Commonwealth Fund, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 61:1-19. 2009
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  18. ncbi Oceans apart: the higher health costs of women in the U.S. compared to other nations, and how reform is helping
    Ruth Robertson
    Commonwealth Fund, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 19:1-20. 2012
    ..In 2014, the Affordable Care Act will substantially reduce health care cost exposure for all U.S. women by significantly expanding and improving health insurance coverage...
  19. ncbi Rite of passage? Why young adults become uninsured and how new policies can help, 2009 update
    Jennifer L Nicholson
    The Commonwealth Fund, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 64:1-20. 2009
    ..Congressional proposals to reform the health system could help uninsured young adults gain coverage and prevent others from losing it. This is the seventh edition of Rite of Passage, first published by The Commonwealth Fund in 2003...
  20. ncbi Maintaining health insurance during a recession: likely COBRA eligibility: an updated analysis using the Commonwealth Fund 2007 Biennial Health Insurance Survey
    Michelle Doty
    Commonwealth Fund, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 49:1-12. 2009
    ..In addition, expansion of Medicaid and the State Children's Health Insurance Program would benefit low-income, laid-off workers and their families who are ineligible for COBRA...
  21. ncbi Failure to protect: why the individual insurance market is not a viable option for most U.S. families: findings from the Commonwealth Fund Biennial Health Insurance Survey, 2007
    Michelle M Doty
    Commonwealth Fund, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 62:1-16. 2009
    ..The findings underscore the need for an expansion of affordable health insurance options, particularly during a time of mounting job losses...
  22. ncbi Young, uninsured, and seeking change: health coverage of young adults and their views on health reform. Findings from the Commonwealth fund Survey of Young Adults (2009)
    Jennifer L Nicholson
    Commonwealth Fund, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 73:1-22. 2009
    ..These provisions could help young adults obtain and keep affordable, comprehensive coverage through transitions from school to work and from job to job...
  23. ncbi In states' hands: how the decision to expand Medicaid will affect the most financially vulnerable Americans: findings from the Commonwealth Fund Health Insurance Tracking Surveys of U.S. Adults, 2011 and 2012
    Petra W Rasmussen
    Commonwealth Fund, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 23:1-8. 2013
    ..In those states that have not yet decided to expand, as many as two of five (42%) adults who were uninsured for any time over the two years would not have access to the new coverage provisions in the law...
  24. ncbi Out of options: why so many workers in small businesses lack affordable health insurance, and how health care reform can help. Findings from the Commonwealth Fund Biennial Health Insurance Survey, 2007
    Michelle M Doty
    Commonwealth Fund, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 67:1-22. 2009
    ..Congressional bills to reform the health system include provisions specifically aimed at helping small businesses and their employees gain access to affordable, comprehensive coverage...
  25. ncbi Women at risk: why increasing numbers of women are failing to get the health care they need and how the Affordable Care Act will help. Findings from the Commonwealth Fund Biennial Health Insurance Survey of 2010
    Ruth Robertson
    Affordable Health Insurance, The Commonwealth Fund, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 3:1-24. 2011
    ..When the law is fully implemented in 2014, nearly all the 27 million working-age women who went without health insurance in 2010 will gain affordable and comprehensive benefits...
  26. ncbi Seeing red: the growing burden of medical bills and debt faced by U.S. families
    Michelle M Doty
    Commonwealth Fund, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 42:1-12. 2008
    ..Sixty-one percent of those with medical debt or bill problems were insured at the time care was provided...
  27. ncbi Jobs without benefits: the health insurance crisis faced by small businesses and their workers
    Ruth Robertson
    The Commonwealth Fund, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 28:1-24. 2012
    ..The Affordable Care Act includes new subsidies that will lower the cost of health insurance for small businesses and workers who must purchase coverage on their own...
  28. ncbi Women at risk: why many women are forgoing needed health care. An analysis of the Commonwealth Fund 2007 Biennial Health Insurance Survey
    Sheila D Rustgi
    Commonwealth Fund, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 52:1-12. 2009
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  29. ncbi Young adults and the Affordable Care Act of 2010
    Sara R Collins
    The Commonwealth Fund, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 101:1-20. 2010
    ..9 million may gain subsidized private coverage through the insurance exchanges. In addition, about 1 million uninsured young adults are expected to join their parents' policies over the next three years...
  30. ncbi State trends in premiums and deductibles, 2003-2009: how building on the Affordable Care Act will help stem the tide of rising costs and eroding benefits
    Cathy Schoen
    Commonwealth Fund, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 104:1-32. 2010
    ..If reforms succeed in slowing premium growth by 1 percentage point annually in all states, by 2020 employers and families together will save $2,323 annually for family coverage, compared with projected trends...
  31. ncbi The building blocks of health reform: achieving universal coverage and health system savings
    Karen Davis
    Commonwealth Fund, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 38:1-13. 2008
    ..6 trillion over 10 years...
  32. ncbi When unemployed means uninsured: the toll of job loss on health coverage, and how the Affordable Care Act will help
    Michelle M Doty
    Commonwealth Fund, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 18:1-18. 2011
    ..To help bridge coverage gaps until 2014, policymakers should consider reestablishing the COBRA premium subsidies that helped millions of people who lost their jobs in 2008–2010...
  33. ncbi Medicare at forty
    Karen Davis
    The Commonwealth Fund, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 27:53-62. 2005
    ..More policy attention needs to be focused on debating Medicare's future, a more complex issue than even Social Security...
  34. doi Affordable Care Act reforms could reduce the number of underinsured US adults by 70 percent
    Cathy Schoen
    Commonwealth Fund, New York City, NY, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:1762-71. 2011
    ..If reforms succeed in increasing the affordability of care for people in this income range, we could expect a 70 percent drop in the number of underinsured people and a steep drop in the number of uninsured people...
  35. doi Building blocks for reform: achieving universal coverage with private and public group health insurance
    Cathy Schoen
    Commonwealth Fund in New York City, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:646-57. 2008
    ..The paper estimates coverage and costs, and assesses the approach. Our findings indicate that the framework could reach near-universal coverage with little net increase in national health spending...
  36. doi How many are underinsured? Trends among U.S. adults, 2003 and 2007
    Cathy Schoen
    Commonwealth Fund in New York City, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:w298-309. 2008
    ..S. adults were underinsured or uninsured. The underinsured report high levels of access problems and financial stress. The findings underscore the need for policy attention to benefit design, to assure care and affordability...
  37. ncbi Insured but not protected: how many adults are underinsured?
    Cathy Schoen
    Commonwealth Fund, New York City, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2005
    ..Including adults uninsured during the year, 35 percent (sixty-one million) were under- or uninsured. These findings highlight the need for policy attention to insurance design that considers the adequacy of coverage...
  38. ncbi Consumer-directed health plans. Interview by Ian Morrison
    Sara R Collins
    Manag Care 16:24-7. 2007
  39. ncbi Employers' views on incremental measures to expand health coverage
    Heidi Whitmore
    Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:1668-78. 2006
    ..Both support policies that would require additional administrative action as opposed to greater financial commitment on the part of firms in expanding coverage...
  40. ncbi U.S. health policy: time for action on the uninsured
    Karen Davis
    Health Policy 69:135-7. 2004
  41. ncbi AHCPR and the changing politics of health services research
    Bradford H Gray
    Division of Health and Science Policy, New York Academy of Medicine, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2003
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