Why Getting Health Insurance Matters for American Indians and Alaska Natives
American Indians and Alaska Natives are more likely than whites to experience certain health conditions. And they are more likely to get sicker and die from them, too. Finding and treating these problems early can make a huge difference. Our shows that, thanks to the Affordable Care Act, most health insurance plans must cover preventive services for free, which can lead to better health and a longer life. And most people can get financial assistance to help pay for their health insurance.