Health Care

Census Data: Number of Americans Without Health Insurance Falls Amid Middle Class Struggles

Mark Price
Michael Wood
Publication Date: 
September 14, 2012

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By Michael Wood, Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center, & Mark Price, Keystone Research Center

Census: Fewer Americans Lacked Health Insurance in 2011

Affordable Care Act’s Coverage for Young Adults, Public Coverage for Children Helping Drive Trend
Date of Press Release: 
September 12, 2012

Jointly released with the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center

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HARRISBURG, PA (September 12, 2012) – New data released by the Census Bureau underscore the important contributions of the Affordable Care Act as the share of Americans without health insurance declined in 2011 for the first time in four years.