ObamaCare is Closing Racial and Socioeconomic Coverage Gaps

According to a recent study that looked at census data, the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare) has closed the coverage gap between rich and poor by 44% and between whites and minorities by 27%.

Not only that, but the ObamaCare is closing other coverage gaps as well. For example the gap between married and non-married closed by 45% and the gap between age groups by 44%.

In other words, under ObamaCare more people are getting covered, but especially demographics who previously did not have health coverage.

To learn more about this story, check out the National Bureau of Economic Research’s study, “The Impact of the ACA on Insurance Coverage Disparities After Four Years.”

For those who don’t want to pay for the full study, you can also see Market Watch’s “Obamacare is closing the coverage gap between rich and poor, black and white.”

Author: Thomas DeMichele

Thomas DeMichele is the head writer and founder of ObamaCareFacts.com, FactsOnMedicare.com, and other websites. He has been in the health insurance and healthcare information field since 2012. ObamaCareFacts.com is a...

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