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6 Things to Know About Uninsured Adults with Opioid Addiction

The opioid epidemic continues to intensify, with over 2 million people addicted to prescription opioids — many of them uninsured.

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.

Community Health Centers: Recent Growth and the Role of the ACA

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.

Key Issues in Children's Health Coverage

A review of children’s coverage today and a look at what’s at stake in debates around funding for CHIP.

The Coverage Gap: Uninsured Poor Adults in States that Do Not Expand Medicaid

2.6 million adults fall into the “coverage gap” nationally

Key Facts About the Uninsured Population

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?

Data Portrait

Health and Health Coverage in the South

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.

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