Evidence shows that people with Medicaid have access to a regular source of care, are satisfied with that care, and experience other benefits from enrolling in the program, like greater financial security.
For seniors and people with disabilities, Medicaid is a vital health insurance program. It also fills in gaps in Medicare coverage and helps make Medicare more affordable. Without Medicaid, many individuals and families would not be able to afford needed health care, long-term care, or home-based care.
Explains how the Affordable Care Act improves health coverage and care for African Americans, including more consumer protections and new, affordable coverage options.
Learn the steps you should take before you go to your state’s health insurance marketplace to shop for and compare plans and choose the best plan for you and your family. Includes directions in English and Spanish.
Make no mistake: Decisions made by President Trump and the Republicans in Congress remain the primary threat to the stability of the market and the future of the ACA.
The American Health Care Act is not a suitable replacement for the Affordable Care Act and should be rejected.
Medicaid is an important source of funding for hospitals and health systems in communities across the country. And a stronger health care system benefits all consumers, not just those with Medicaid coverage.
Partial Expansion Does Not Really Close the Coverage Gap: The Impact of Individual Market vs. Medicaid Expansion Coverage for 100-138% FPL Population
This analysis highlights the coverage and financial burden that non-elderly adults between 100-138% of the Federal Poverty Level experience when enrolled in individual market coverage compared to coverage under Medicaid expansion. We show that Marketplace coverage is simply not adequate or appropriate for near poor individuals and families.
Despite ongoing attempts to undermine and repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), independent industry analysts have consistently reaffirmed that the individual market under the law was continuing to stabilize and improve as of early 2017.
Extending Medicaid benefits low-income adults, their families, the health care system, and state economies. It is important to maintain the current federal Medicaid financing structure to help keep the program strong.