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Half of Americans with individual health plans could gain better coverage under the ACA
Date:5/25/2012

y sold low-value policies that provided fewer benefits than group plans and often excluded very sick people. Under the Affordable Care Act, all insurance policies offered through the state exchanges and individual and small-group markets in 2014 will have to offer consumers plans with financial protections and essential benefits.

"This study shows that millions of Americans currently have coverage that does not accord them access to timely care and potentially leaves them exposed to catastrophic medical bills," said Commonwealth Fund Vice President Sara Collins. "The provisions of the Affordable Care Act will not only extend new coverage to millions of uninsured Americans, but vastly improve the coverage of many who are insured but poorly protected by their health plans."


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Contact: Mary Mahon
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212-606-3853
Commonwealth Fund
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