Report on Veterans, Uninsurance, and the Affordable Care Act

Category: Aid Programs
Created on Friday, May 25 2012
Written by Veterans Enterprise

About 10 percent of nonelderly American veterans don’t have insurance coverage and don’t use Veterans Affairs care, according to veterans surveyed for a new Urban Institute report (see the attachment). This report is the first to estimate both national and state uninsurance rates for veterans and their families, and to gauge how many more veterans could gain insurance under the Affordable Care Act.

Jennifer Haley and Genevieve Kenney of the Institute’s Health Policy Center find that:

View their full report here. [PDF 408 KB]