Over 47 million nonelderly Americans were uninsured in 2012. This primer provides a comprehensive profile of the uninsured, including demographics and an explanation of why they lack coverage. It also examines the likely impact of the Affordable Care Act on this population.Read the Primer
63% of all uninsured individuals live in households with 1 or more full-time workers.
Percent of exchange subsidy and Medi-Cal target groups who are unaware they qualify for help.See Results
- Kaiser Health Tracking Poll: November 2013
- Data Note: California’s Young Uninsured - A Look at 19- to 34-Year Olds Pre-ACA Rollout
- Obamacare y Usted: Si no tiene seguro médico
The tool highlights 10 groups of people who are uninsured and explains who they are, why they are uninsured and the possible paths to coverage for them under the Affordable Care Act.Use the Tool
Learn more about the uninsured low-income Americans who could obtain coverage under the Affordable Care Act.
- The Coverage Gap: Uninsured Poor Adults in States that Do Not Expand Medicaid
- Health Coverage and Care for American Indians and Alaska Natives
- Frequently Asked Questions About Health Reform
- JAMA Forum: The Affordable Care Act After Week 1--What We Know and What We Don’t Yet Know
- Pulling it Together: How the ACA Can Help The Homeless
- Pulling It Together: The Falloff in Utilization: "There's Something Happening, Here, What It Is Ain't Exactly Clear"