Shows how, under the Affordable Care Act, only 0.6 percent of Americans under age 65 will be at risk of losing their current individual market plan and will not be income-eligible for financial assistance with new insurance.
Recent public debate surrounding the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has focused on consumers who have private, individual (non-group) health insurance plans that are being terminated and the concern that those consumers may need to pay more for new coverage. Generally, people remain in the individual market because they don’t have an offer of job-based coverage.
To put this potential impact into perspective, we asked these questions: How many people are affected by these plan terminations, and how are they affected?
See how residents of states in the Deep South view expanding Medicaid, with breakdowns by state, race, political ideology, and age.
Shows how many people will be able to get affordable, comprehensive insurance through the new health insurance marketplaces and how many people the Affordable Care Act has helped so far.
This new infographic and accompanying report offers a new perspective on the public debate around recipients of private, individual (non-group) insurance whose health plans are being terminated and who fear they may need to pay more for new coverage.
Learn how the Affordable Care Act protects consumers and how it specifically benefits different groups of people.
Families USA and the National Health Law Program worked together to develop a checklist to help advocates ensure that their states implement health insurance exchanges that meet the needs of people with limited proficiency in English.
Learn how the Affordable Care Act allows insurers to charge tobacco users more for health coverage, what this means for consumers, and what your state can do to make coverage affordable.
Outlines five key elements of consumer-friendly health insurance marketplaces (also known as exchanges) offers tips for making sure plans sold in those marketplaces meet consumers' needs .