Employer-Sponsored Insurance Stable For Low-Income Workers In Medicaid Expansion States

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Employer-Sponsored Insurance Stable For Low-Income Workers In Medicaid Expansion States

Abstract

We assessed rates of employer health insurance offer, take-up, and coverage in June 2013 and March 2017 among workers. Overall, offer rates remained stable, and take-up and coverage rates increased. In Medicaid expansion states, the share of workers with family incomes at or below 138 percent of the federal poverty level who had employer-based coverage held steady, while uninsurance rates declined.

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