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Key Facts about the Uninsured Population

A look at how the uninsured rate has changed under the ACA in each state, the characteristics of the uninsured population and the implications of not having coverage.

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.

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.

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

Nationally, 2.4 million uninsured adults fall into the “coverage gap” that results from state decisions not to expand Medicaid. These individuals would be eligible for Medicaid had their state chosen to expand coverage.

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.

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 Uninsured: A Primer - Key Facts about Health Insurance and the Uninsured in the Wake of National Health Reform

While millions of people have gained health coverage under the Affordable Care Act, 28 million non-elderly people remained uninsured as of the end of 2015.

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