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A Tale of Two Approaches: State Decisions on Implementing Obamacare and Reduction in Uninsured Rates

By | September 24, 2015

A Tale of Two Approaches: State Decisions on Implementing Obamacare and Reduction in Uninsured Rates

The U.S. Census Bureau recently released its latest estimates of health insurance coverage. The data showed a significant drop in the uninsurance rate in every state following the first full year of implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). KHI has prepared a new infographic showing the reduction in the uninsured rate for each state, as well as state decisions on implementing the law. Stay tuned for additional analysis and reports from KHI on insurance coverage in Kansas.

The Kansas Health Institute delivers credible information and research enabling policy leaders to make informed health policy decisions that enhance their effectiveness as champions for a healthier Kansas. The Kansas Health Institute is a nonprofit, nonpartisan health policy and research organization based in Topeka, established in 1995 with a multiyear grant from the Kansas Health Foundation.