With Donald Trump as president and a Republican-controlled Congress, the ACA is in jeopardy of being partially or completely repealed. In light of these potential changes, what does California stand to lose?
Facts and Figures on the ACA in California: What We've Gained and What We Stand to Lose (470 K)
The 2016 election of Donald Trump as president, combined with a Republican-controlled Congress, could result in a partial or complete repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Here is a reminder of what has been achieved under the ACA — and what California now stands to lose.
Nationally, the uninsured rate is at a historic low:
Some of the ACA's biggest gains have been in California:
The sources of coverage for the more than 5 million Californians insured under the ACA include:
Over 1 million Californians receive financial assistance to afford coverage through Covered California:
The California Health Care Foundation will continue to work to protect the coverage and access to care that millions of Californians have gained under the ACA. We remain committed to building a health care system that works for all Californians.
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