Find out how certain racial and ethnic health disparities are undermining our communities and our health system.
Did you know that Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders are 80 percent more likely to die of liver cancer compared to non-Hispanic Whites? Learn about some of the common health disparities affecting Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.
We’ve examined data from 10 states showing that working adults make up the majority of those who could benefit if states expanded Medicaid. View our new infographics on the top occupations of the working but uninsured residents of Tennessee and Indiana.
More than half of the uninsured residents who could benefit if Tennessee expanded health coverage are working adults.
This graphic compares how financial assistance for out-of-pocket health care costs changes when individuals move into Medicare from health insurance marketplace coverage or their state’s expanded Medicaid program.
From screening prospective clients to guiding consumers through the application process, volunteers are helping navigator and assister programs with enrollment efforts.
Top 9 Occupations of the Employed but Uninsured in Indiana Who Would Benefit from Expanding Medicaid
In Indiana, more than 390,000 low-income residents lack access to health insurance. If Indiana chooses to accept federal dollars to close this gap in health coverage, the state stands to gain not only better health outcomes, but also new job creation and increased economic growth. Those who would most benefit from expanding Medicaid are working adults with incomes of up to 138 percent of the federal poverty level ($27,310 for a family of three in 2014). Nearly 59 percent of this population is employed but uninsured.
Consumers, employers, and policymakers all need greater transparency in health care pricing. Learn what federal and state policymakers can do to improve access to health care price information.
Top 9 Occupations of Working, but Uninsured, Pennsylvanians Who Would Benefit from Expanding Medicaid
More than half of the uninsured Pennsylvanians who could benefit if the state expanded health coverage are working adults.
More than half of the uninsured Alabamians who could benefit if the state expanded health coverage are working adults.