December 8, 2016
An estimated 486,000 Kentuckians would lose insurance coverage under a partial repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), a tripling of the number of uninsured in the state, according to a new report from the Urban Institute. This decline would come from people losing Medicaid coverage, federal insurance marketplace (formerly Kynect) subsidies, the individual mandate and the individual insurance policy market.
The losses of coverage in Kentucky would be the third highest of any state.
The congressional plan to repeal the ACA, while delaying full implementation for two years, would read more