In communities of color, where rates of uninsurance and poor health outcomes are higher than in white communities, the differences between those who have insurance and those who lack it are stark.
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.
Designing Silver Health Plans with Affordable Out-of-Pocket Costs for Lower- and Moderate-Income Consumers
This brief identifies silver plan designs that make the upfront cost for care more affordable. You’ll also find policy and advocacy strategies to help advocates and policy makers effectively promote similar plan designs in other marketplaces across the country.
Access to affordable health coverage is important for everyone, but it is a particularly salient issue for women. Women more often manage multiple chronic conditions and pay more than men in out-of-pocket costs, which makes them particularly vulnerable to health care costs. As a result, their health care needs go unmet, with women routinely foregoing needed services and care. Before the Affordable Care Act, one in four women reported going without needed health care because they could not afford it.
Explains the Qualified Individual (QI) program and provides a 50-state look at how people benefit, including how many people get help and how much money QI puts in their pockets.
This 50-state infographic series features state-specific data on how many people will be able to receive financial assistance for health insurance.
This 50-state infographic series features state-specific data on how many people with pre-existing health conditions will benefit from the Affordable Care Act.
Learn how many young adults are eligible for financial assistance to help buy health insurance in the marketplace, and how many young adults are uninsured.
Live updates from the final day of Health Action 2014.
Live updates from day 2 of Health Action 2014.