News tagged with federal poverty level

Medicaid expansion boosts access, reduces cost for poor

States that participated in Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act saw increased insurance rates and access to care, less worry about paying medical bills, but also longer wait times among low-income residents, ...

Mar 09, 2017
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Another cost of smoking—sky-high insurance

Although the Affordable Care Act (ACA) eliminated some of the barriers to obtaining health insurance coverage, not all Americans have access to affordable coverage. Low-income smokers in particular face challenges when shopping ...

Sep 12, 2016
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