State Officials’ Health Law Stance Impacts Enrollment Rates, Study Says
A new report finds that the more a state embraces the Affordable Care Act through outreach and assistance programs, the better that state’s application rates and its residents’ experiences. Yet even in Kentucky, a state that embraced parts of the law, half of poor people say they have heard little about its benefits.
Study: States’ Attitudes About ACA Have Big Impact
The more a state’s policies embrace Obamacare, the better that state’s application and enrollment rates and its residents’ experiences with the law, according to a study published Monday in Health Affairs. (Villacorta, 6/8)
Kaiser Health News:
What Health Law? Many Poor People Still Unaware Of Obamacare Options
Even in Kentucky, which championed the 2010 health care law by expanding Medicaid and running its own insurance marketplace, about half of poor people say they have heard little about the Affordable Care Act, according to a Harvard University study published Monday in Health Affairs. (Galewitz, 6/8)