Brief Taking Stock: Gains in Health Insurance Coverage under the ACA as of March 2015
Sharon K. Long, Michael Karpman, Genevieve M. Kenney, Stephen Zuckerman, Doug Wissoker, Adele Shartzer, Nathaniel Anderson, Katherine Hempstead
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  • The number of uninsured adults fell 15 million between September 2013 and March 2015, a decline of 42.5 percent.
  • The uninsurance rate is down 52.5 percent in states that have expanded Medicaid and 30.6 percent in states that have not.
  • Adults living in Medicaid expansion states who are ages 18 to 30, low-income, Hispanic, or male have had the largest percentage-point gains in coverage.
Research Areas Health and health care
Tags Health insurance Federal health care reform
Policy Centers Health Policy Center