As GOP Prepares For Repeal, Study Adds To Growing Evidence Health Law Is Working
The number of Americans who skipped care because of costs dropped by nearly 20 percent between 2013 and 2015.
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Millions More Americans Able To Afford Doctor's Visit Under Obamacare, Study Shows
The Affordable Care Act’s historic expansion of health insurance coverage has brought medical care within reach of millions of Americans who previously couldn’t afford it, new research shows. The share of adults who skipped medical care because of costs dropped by nearly one-fifth between 2013 and 2015, according to a report from the Commonwealth Fund. (Levey, 12/20)
Health Care Access & Affordability Improve In California, New Report Finds
Unlike some other states, California has embraced Obamacare. And a new report shows California has reaped enormous benefits. The Commonwealth Fund report looks at some of the changes in access and affordability since Obamacare took effect.Between 2013 and 2015, all major ethnic groups in California experienced big reductions in the adult uninsured rate. (Goldberg, 12/21)