The Census Bureau is getting ready to show what the new public health insurance exchange and Medicaid expansion programs have done to the U.S. health insurance market.

Managers of one bureau survey effort, the National Health Interview Health Survey (NHIS), plan to post the results Sept. 16 of NHIS interviews conducted from January through March. The Sept. 16 data release is supposed to include the first Census Bureau count of the number of people who bought qualified health plan (QHP) coverage from a public exchange.

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Allison Bell

Allison Bell, a senior reporter at ThinkAdvisor and BenefitsPRO, previously was an associate editor at National Underwriter Life & Health. She has a bachelor's degree in economics from Washington University in St. Louis and a master's degree in journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. She can be reached through X at @Think_Allison.