How State Choices on ACA Affect Enrollment of Low-Income Residents

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<p>States have considerable flexibility in how they implement the Affordable Care Act. Many of these choices—like whether to expand Medicaid eligibility, run their own health insurance marketplace, or use navigators to help people enroll—can have a significant impact on low-income residents' access to affordable coverage.</p><p>For our latest Q&A, we talked to Commonwealth Fund grantee Benjamin D. Sommers, M.D., lead author of a new <em>Health Affairs</em> study about how the divergent approaches taken by Arkansas, Kentucky, and Texas are producing very different results.</p> Read more