This infographic features data on how residents in each state that has not expanded Medicaid would benefit from gains in health, economic growth, and job creation if the state expanded Medicaid.
From cashiers and clerks to janitors and child-care aides, uninsured Americans work in occupations that most people rely on every day. To address this problem, states are taking different approaches to bridging the health coverage gap among low-wage workers.
Top 9 Occupations of the Employed but Uninsured Texans Who Would Benefit from Closing the Coverage Gap
Learn about the top 9 occupations of the 845,000 working-- but uninsured--Texans who would gain insurance if the state expanded Medicaid.
Did you know that American Indian & Alaska Natives are 15% more likely to have heart disease as non-Hispanic whites? Learn about some of the common health disparities affecting the American Indians & Alaska Natives.
Did you know that Latinos are six times as likely to have tuberculosis as non-Hispanic whites? Learn about some of the common health disparities affecting Latinos.
Four Strategies for Improving Programs that Help Low-Income Medicare Beneficiaries with Health Care Costs
Low-income people with Medicare often struggle with high out-of-pocket health care costs. This brief identifies four strategies that advocates and policymakers can use to improve the programs that help these beneficiaries.
Countries that spend more on health care often also have a higher life expectancy, though many other factors can contribute to variations across countries. We graphed health care spending and life expectancy for countries competing in the 2014 World Cup Group of 16 to see how these two health indicators played out.
Easy-to-understand information on how to choose a plan, get financial assistance, and enroll in health insurance through the marketplaces, including four new fact sheets on how to keep and use health insurance.
“Fast-track” enrollment strategies save states money and increase insurance coverage by streamlining Medicaid enrollment. Learn how it worked in Illinois and West Virginia.
Our infographic shows how a consumer’s costs vary depending on the provider he or she chooses for a sample medical procedure that is subject to reference pricing.