Report
October 2011

The Bottom Line: How the Affordable Care Act Helps America's Families 

By:
Kathleen Stoll,
Kim Bailey

The Affordable Care Act will help families by helping them pay their health insurance premiums and by giving them new, affordable health coverage options.

Get state-level data on the financial benefits of the Affordable Care Act for families. The report shows that, on average, each family will be $1,571 better off in 2019. Low- and middle-income families will benefit the most. And the Affordable Care Act will help families that are uninsured and insured.

Find out how the Affordable Care Act is also helping slow the growth of health care costs by promoting higher-quality, more efficient, patient-centered care, including preventive care.