2011 Health Confidence Survey: Most Americans Unfamiliar With Key Aspect of Health Reform
One year after Congress passed its landmark health reform law, the American public remains largely in the dark about one of the key elements of the law—health insurance exchanges. And despite the deep divisions and partisanship over enactment of the health reform law, public opinion about the U.S. health care system itself is little changed: It has neither fallen nor increased as a result of passage of health reform. Press release
Is There a Future for Retirement?
With more older Americans remaining in the work force, retirement ages increasing for full benefits, and cutbacks looming in federal social insurance programs, the question is being asked: Is there a future for retirement in the United States? This article summarizes presentations and discussions at EBRI’s spring 2011 policy forum on that topic, which was explored by a broad range of experts who discussed a variety of key issues related to America’s aging work force and the implications of working longer. Press release