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State and Local Coverage Changes Under Full Implementation of the Affordable Care Act

Policy ThinkShop resources to keep you informed on impending (four months to go as of this writing) healthcare reform …

Perhaps people think that healthcare reform will come and go without little impact, as it happened during the Clinton Administration.  Not likely to be the case this time.

The current Affordable Care Act has been long overdue and Americans are likely to hold on to the gains it has thus far provided to working families.  However, with recessionary times upon us and not yet relenting, it could be that some states drag their feet on implementation because they fear, and many say rightly so, that the Feds will leave them in the lurch once the Act is in full effect.  In either case, get the facts from this new Urban Institute brief and do something to help people prepare for the oncoming reform…

Click here to download report: Research Report

“The Affordable Care Act (ACA) includes many new policies intended to reduce the number of people without health insurance. This brief highlights new state and sub-state estimates of how the number and composition of individuals enrolled in Medicaid/CHIP would change with full implementation of the ACA, including the Medicaid expansion. These estimates provide more detail on the projected coverage changes under the ACA at the state level than in prior research and provide guidance on the areas that are likely to experience the largest declines in the uninsured and where the residual uninsured are likely to be concentrated.”

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  1. Good post. The publication I write for covers the ACA and issues related to healthcare reform regularly, if you’re interested: http://bit.ly/16vvOjH. Feel free to give feedback.

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