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A research guide on the health insurance law

What's the Issue?

Stethoscope and insurance policyThe Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was enacted in 2010, and made several changes in health insurance coverage. Beginning in 2014, many folks were able to sign up for low-cost health insurance for the first time. You may want to explore how to get health insurance coverage, or research the arguments both for and against existing and/or potential policy.

Statistics & Analysis

Percentage of people in the United States with any health insurance from 1990 to 2017:

Number of people with health insurance in the United States from 1990 to 2018

2018 Uninsured Rate in the United States

Type of Health Insurance Coverage by State U.S. Census Bureau

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