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Eric Moreno

Eric Moreno is a Content Curator with the Salud America! program at UT Health San Antonio. He specializes in covering the topics of health equity and family and social support. He holds a BA from the University of Texas at San Antonio and an MA from Gonzaga University.

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New Survey Finds Increase in Coverage since the Implementation of the ACA

Two-thirds of previously uninsured California adults now have health coverage after the second enrollment period of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and eligible Latinos are signing up at rates similar to whites, according to a new survey. The survey, conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation, followed the experiences of a random sampling of Californians who were uninsured prior to the implementation of the ACA. The 68% of Californians who were recently insured by the ACA were less likely to report difficulties in affording health care and paying medical bills, and more likely to report that their health needs are being met—although many still report problems paying for and accessing care, according to the survey. “Like health insurance generally, their coverage is not a ...

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