RWJF: 27.7 Million Previously Uninsured People Are Eligible for Assistance under the Affordable Care Act, 6/14/2014

June 14, 2014

27.7 Million Previously Uninsured People Are Eligible for Assistance under the Affordable Care Act

An updated report recently released by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation revealed that 56% of uninsured individuals across the nation became eligible to receive financial assistance for health insurance coverage, whether it is through Medicaid, Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), or marketplaces.  Key findings from the updated report indicated that Medicaid expansion greatly increased the percentage of eligible individuals. In states that have already expanded, 68% of uninsured individuals received eligibility, …

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