The Affordable Care Act's coverage expansions will reduce differences in uninsurance rates by race and ethnicity.

@article{ClemansCope2012TheAC,
  title={The Affordable Care Act's coverage expansions will reduce differences in uninsurance rates by race and ethnicity.},
  author={Lisa Clemans-Cope and Genevieve M. Kenney and Matthew Buettgens and Caitlin Carroll and Fredric Evan Blavin},
  journal={Health affairs},
  year={2012},
  volume={31 5},
  pages={920-30}
}
There are large differences in US health insurance coverage by racial and ethnic groups, yet there have been no estimates to date on how implementation of the Affordable Care Act will affect the distribution of coverage by race and ethnicity. We used a microsimulation model to show that racial and ethnic differentials in coverage could be greatly reduced, potentially cutting the eight-percentage-point black-white differential in uninsurance rates by more than half and the nineteen-percentage… CONTINUE READING
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