Commonwealth Report: ACA Closed Insurance Gap Between Asian Americans, Whites

By Amy Lotven / July 22, 2020 at 2:00 PM
The Affordable Care Act helped to close the insurance gap between Asian-American and white adults, although inequities persist in some subgroups, according to a Commonwealth Fund report released Tuesday (July 21) . The report suggests bumping up federal funding for Medicaid expansion, expanding the ACA’s tax credits and funding outreach and assistance to ensure the gains in health equity continue. In 2010-2011, about 19.5% of Asian Americans were uninsured, a 4.2% percentage point gap from the 15.3% of white adults...

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