Demand for doctor and hospital services slightly waned in 2016 after intense demand the previous year as previously uninsured consumers got the care they needed thanks to expanded coverage under the ACA.
Fewer people are uninsured in states that set up their own Affordable Care Act insurance exchanges than in states that use HealthCare.gov, data from the CDC shows.
The Trump administration has done everything possible short of repealing the Affordable Care Act to discourage Americans from signing up for health insurance coverage. No one should be surprised if 2018 enrollment falls short of last year.
Around 20,000 people enrolled in Healthy Michigan could lose public coverage next April because they have not participated in at least one 'healthy behavior' such as smoking cessation.
The number of U.S. adults without health insurance is up nearly 3.5 million this year, as rising premiums and political turmoil over Obamacare undermine coverage gains that drove the nation's uninsured rate to a historic low.
The number of Americans without health insurance continued to fall in 2016, according to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Last year, 28.1 million people, or 8.8% of the U.S. population, were uninsured for the entire year, down from 29 million people, or 9.1% of the population in 2015.
The number of people without health insurance dipped in 2016 to 28.1 million, or 8.8% of the U.S. population, according to data released by the U.S. Census Bureau. In contrast, about 41.8 million people lacked insurance in 2013 before the Affordable Care Act was fully implemented.
The government says about 500,000 fewer Americans had no health insurance the first three months of this year, but that slight dip was not statistically significant from the same period in 2016.
Low-income people saw significant insurance coverage gains under the Affordable Care Act, tightening the wide gap in healthcare access among people of different socio-economic status.
After Oregon expanded its Medicaid program in 2014, cardiac arrests significantly dropped among newly covered residents in one county, according to a new study.
As the Senate debates and amends its Obamacare replacement bill projected to leave 22 million without insurance, a new report found that those with insurance live longer than the uninsured.
After five consecutive years of coverage gains, progress toward reducing the number of uninsured Americans stalled in 2016, according to a government report that underscores the stakes as Republicans try to roll back Barack Obama's law.