With the president's expansions of the Affordable Care Act, nearly 730,000 uninsured Latinos in the US, many of them in Florida, will be newly eligible to save money on healthcare coverage.
The continued loss of health coverage under the Trump administration has eroded the gains made since the passage of the Affordable Care Act, which made insurance attainable for 20 million people.
A new poll found that an overwhelming majority (72%) of Americans say that it’s either the “most important or a very important thing” that the next coronavirus relief package includes major new steps on health care.
Experts and patient advocates say the coronavirus crisis reveals the urgent need to move away from an employer-based insurance system.
The 2010 healthcare law provided tens of millions of Americans with health care and guaranteed coverage for the 135 million Americans under 65 who live with pre-existing conditions.
Though the move is targeted to help people affected by lay-offs have insurance, it also opens the doors for anyone without comprehensive insurance.
Removing the cost barrier for patients will allow increased access to testing, which is critical as commercial labs ramp up their testing in Pennsylvania and across the country.