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The ACA's Impact on Latinas

Since the Affordable Care Act's coverage expansions went into effect three years ago, the number of U.S. women without health insurance has dropped by more than 50 percent. Latinas, who have long had very high uninsured rates, are among those who have benefitted. Writing in the quarterly Women Across Frontiers, The Commonwealth Fund’s Munira Gunja, Christine Haran, and Michelle Doty examine how the ACA is improving access to care for Latinas and how language, immigration status, and other factors remain as barriers.

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