The number and share of Americans without health insurance coverage rose for the third consecutive year in 2019, according to data released today from the American Community Survey (ACS).
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The share of Americans without health coverage has fallen by more than a third in recent years due primarily to the success of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) major coverage expansions.
The ACA has provided health coverage to roughly 20 million previously uninsured Americans. We track coverage trends, and we work with federal and state policymakers and private advocates to expand coverage, especially for low- and moderate-income Americans.