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August 31, 2016 (Cleveland)

New Study Shows Low Sign-up Rates for Federally Subsidized Health Insurance

Subsidized Health InsuranceOn Monday, Aug. 15, Ohio.com published an article highlighting varying levels of enrollment in federally subsidized health insurance depending on geography. The article featured information from a joint report published by The Center for Health Affairs and The Center for Community Solutions that combined income information from the U.S. Census Bureau with the number of people who signed up for insurance through the marketplace under the Affordable Care Act.

The Ohio.com article draws attention to the report findings, which indicate people who live in urban neighborhoods tend to sign up for subsidized health insurance at much lower rates than people who live in suburban communities.

To read more on The Center’s collaboration with The Center for Community Solutions and the Medicaid enrollment blog examining not only subsidized health insurance enrollment but a full zip-code-by-zip-code analysis of health insurance, click here.


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