Every Income Group Experienced Significant and Similar Drops in Uninsured Rates Under the Affordable Care Act
ACA led to widespread coverage gains across income, age, geography, and race; expanding Medicaid significantly strengthens gains
Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released new research analyzing gains in health insurance coverage from 2010-2015 across key demographic categories of Americans: income, age, geography, race and ethnicity. The report finds that ACA coverage gains have been widely shared across groups. For example, the uninsured rate fell by around 40 percent for Americans in all income groups for 2010 through 2015, including individuals with incomes above 400 percent of the federal poverty level (FPL).Read more about today's announcement.