Health centers are a core source of primary care in the U.S., and their patients are increasingly insured, primarily due to the ACA Medicaid expansion.
The Uninsured: A Primer - Key Facts about Health Insurance and the Uninsured in the Wake of National Health Reform
While millions have gained coverage under the ACA, 28 million non-elderly people remained uninsured in 2015.
2.6 million adults fall into the “coverage gap” nationally
With answers to:
- How has the number of uninsured changed under the ACA?
- Who remains uninsured, and why?
- How does the lack of insurance affect access to health care?
Southerners as a group are generally more likely than those in the rest of the nation to have certain chronic illnesses and to experience worse health outcomes.