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HHS Touts Lower Rates Of Uninsured Regardless Of Race, Income

(October 18, 2016, 1:44 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) caused nearly identical and across-the-board reductions in the rates of uninsured, regardless of income level, race or age, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said Sept. 29.

The rate of uninsured individuals fell by: 39 percent for those making less than 100 percent of the federal poverty level (FPL); 48 percent for those making between 100 percent and 125 percent of the FPL; 41 percent for those making between 125 percent and...
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