Wednesday, September 10, 2014Tweet
[IWS] UI: Taking Stock: Health Insurance Coverage for Parents under the ACA in 2014 [
IWS Documented News Service
Institute for Workplace Studies-----------------Professor Samuel B. Bacharach
School of Industrial & Labor Relations-------- Director, Institute for Workplace Studies
16 East 34th Street, 4th floor--------------------Stuart Basefsky
New York, NY 10016 -------------------------------Director, IWS News Bureau
This service is supported, in part, by donations. Please consider making a donation by following the instructions at http://www.ilr.cornell.edu/iws/news-bureau/support.html
HEALTH REFORM MONITORING SURVEY
Taking Stock: Health Insurance Coverage for Parents under the ACA in 2014
By Genevieve M. Kenney, Nathaniel Anderson, Sharon K. Long, Lisa Dubay, Stacey McMorrow, Lisa Clemans-Cope, Michael Karpman, and Douglas Wissoker
September 9, 2014
[full-text, 11 pages]
AT A GLANCE
· Between September 2013 and June 2014, the estimated uninsured rate for parents fell from 16.7 percent to 14.3 percent, a drop of 14.4 percent.
· Large coverage gains were found for parents living in states that expanded Medicaid under the ACA; in those states, the uninsured rate dropped by 5.0 percentage points, a decrease of 33.3 percent between September 2013 and June 2014.
· Nearly half of the parents who were uninsured in March/June 2014 lived in the South; over half were Hispanic; 17 percent said they were in fair or poor health; and 18 percent reported that they had had poor mental health days for one-third of the previous month or more.
This information is provided to subscribers, friends, faculty, students and alumni of the School of Industrial & Labor Relations (ILR). It is a service of the Institute for Workplace Studies (IWS) in New York City. Stuart Basefsky is responsible for the selection of the contents which is intended to keep researchers, companies, workers, and governments aware of the latest information related to ILR disciplines as it becomes available for the purposes of research, understanding and debate. The content does not reflect the opinions or positions of Cornell University, the School of Industrial & Labor Relations, or that of Mr. Basefsky and should not be construed as such. The service is unique in that it provides the original source documentation, via links, behind the news and research of the day. Use of the information provided is unrestricted. However, it is requested that users acknowledge that the information was found via the IWS Documented News Service.
Links to this post: