Medicaid’s Role for Black Americans
This fact sheet examines Medicaid’s role for black Americans. It includes data on Medicaid’s coverage of black Americans and the program’s impact on their access to care, as well as the impacts of the recent recession and the coming expansion of Medicaid under health reform on enrollment in Medicaid among black Americans. The fact sheet also has a chart showing state-by-state data on health insurance coverage of black Americans.
Fact Sheet (.pdf)
also of interest
- A Closer Look at the Impact of State Decisions Not to Expand Medicaid on Coverage for Uninsured Adults
- Health Coverage and Care in the South: A Chartbook
- The Impact of Current State Medicaid Expansion Decisions on Coverage by Race and Ethnicity
- Health Coverage by Race and Ethnicity: The Potential Impact of the Affordable Care Act