Uninsured rates among low-income people have fallen in states that have expanded Medicaid eligibility under the Affordable Care Act. Learn more about the impact of expanding coverage, particularly among Latinos, from Families USA’s Sinsi Hernández-Cancio and The Commonwealth Fund's Sara Collins and Michelle Doty.
This episode offers an update on Medicaid—how the program has changed under the Affordable Care Act and what reforms we may see in the months and years to come. The Commonwealth Fund's Sara Collins discusses Medicaid enrollees’ satisfaction with their coverage and access to care, while George Washington University's Sara Rosenbaum examines how some states have taken different approaches to expanding eligibility for Medicaid. Transcript available.
The mission of The Commonwealth Fund is to promote a high-performing health care system that achieves better access, improved quality, and greater efficiency, particularly for society's most vulnerable, including low-income people, the uninsured, minority Americans, young children, and elderly adults.