Massachusetts has lowest percentage of uninsured residents with only 4.5 percent; Texas has the highest with 28.8 percent. Generally the highest uninsured rates can be found in the South and West.
Former President Bill Clinton is urging opponents of the federal health care overhaul to help implement it rather than continue “replaying” debates about the measure and trying to repeal it.
Young adults 19-34 years of age represent the group most likely to be uninsured. More than three-quarters of uninsured Americans come from working families.
Nearly half of U.S. births are paid for by Medicaid — a number likely to increase in 2014, as some states will extend Medicaid to thousands of uninsured, low-income women under the Affordable Care Act.
More than four-in-ten Americans have said they believe President Obama’s 2010 federal health care law has been repealed, overturned in court or are simply just unsure if it is still a law.
While many Americans are aware of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and what may be in store in the near future, some are unaware of the longer term provisions still to come. Below is a […]
Deductibles, Co-Pays & Other Policy Jargon This glossary includes many commonly used insurance and insurance-related terms. It is not an exhaustive list and only meant as an educational or informational aid. Terms, or definitions, as […]
What The Affordable Care Act Means For Washingtonians
Every American with health insurance, including Medicare, is now eligible for many preventive services that previously often required a co-payment, deductible or other out-of-pocket cost.
Health insurance companies can no longer deny or limit coverage for individuals with pre-existing health conditions.