Posts Tagged Uninsured

Study: Fewer Hospital Patients Uninsured After ACA Expanded Coverage

The proportion of hospital emergency department visits by uninsured patients declined 2.1 percentage points per year between 2014 and 2016, just after the health insurance exchanges opened and states began expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, according to a study reported recently in JAMA

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CDC: Uninsured Rate 9.2 Percent in First 9 Months of 2018

An estimated 29.7 million U.S. residents, or 9.2 percent, lacked health insurance when surveyed in the first nine months of 2018, according to preliminary data released recently by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That’s about the same as in 2017. The uninsured rate

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AHRQ: Insurance and access to care in urban and rural areas, 2014-2015

A statistical policy brief released by the Agency for Healthcare Research Quality (AHRQ) shows that between 2014-2015, the percentage of uninsured under 65 years of age did not differ between urban and rural residents; however, compared to urban residents, rural residents were more

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Survey: 4 million working-age adults have lost health coverage since 2016

An estimated 4 million adults aged 19-64 have lost health coverage since 2016, according to the Commonwealth Fund’s latest Affordable Care Act Tracking Survey. An estimated 15.5% of working-age adults were uninsured during the February-March survey, down from 12.7% in February-March 2016. Rates were

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