A new report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) shows that as of March 1, the ACA’s health insurance marketplaces had enrolled 61 percent of the projected 2014 enrollment. With White House Press Secretary Jay Carney’s announcement Tuesday that enrollment exceeded 7 million on the last day of open enrollment, experts say the percentage is likely much higher.
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More than 74 percent of the uninsured who qualify for Medicaid or health insurance marketplace subsidies—18.9 million people—file federal income tax returns, creating an opportunity to boost enrollment in these coverage programs.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and Consumer Reports have created a free, easy-to-use tool that helps people learn how to lower the cost of health insurance plans offered through the new state marketplaces with the health premium tax credit.
Less than one-third of uninsured Americans expect their access to health care to improve in 2014, according to a survey conducted by the Urban Institute for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. One in four uninsured respondents expect their health care costs to improve.
Less than 40 percent of uninsured U.S. adults believe they will have insurance in 2014, according to new survey findings released by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Fifty percent of adults who are currently uninsured—and targeted for enrollment in the new Health Insurance Marketplaces (Marketplaces)—have no prior experience with the individual insurance market.