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Access to Employer Health Coverage for Same-Sex Spouses

Key Finding


of workers with spousal health benefits have access to coverage for same-sex spouses

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Health and Health Care for Hispanics in the United States

An infographic, also available in Spanish, about the 53 million people living in the U.S. who are Hispanic, making up 20 percent of the population.

Issue Brief

Privately Insured Black and Hispanic Adults Fare Worse Than Their White Counterparts

The findings also show that Blacks and Hispanics have less confidence in their ability to afford medical costs.

Health Coverage and Care for Immigrants

Our findings show that noncitizens continue to face barriers to accessing health coverage and care.

Issue Brief

How Will People of Color Be Affected If Their State Does Not Expand Medicaid?

Among adults, people of color are nearly twice as likely to be uninsured than Whites (20% vs. 11%). Hispanic adults are at the highest risk of lacking coverage with more than one in four uninsured (27%), while 16% of Black adults are uninsured.

Issue Brief

Beyond Health Care: The Role of Social Determinants in Promoting Health and Health Equity

This brief provides an overview of the broad factors that influence health and describes emerging efforts to address them, including initiatives within Medicaid.