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Brief

ACA Offers Protection As The COVID-19 Pandemic Erodes Employer Health Insurance Coverage

This brief explores the ways in which public and private health insurance coverage options bolstered by the Affordable Care Act are mitigating the impact of employer-sponsored insurance losses during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Data from the Urban Institute’s Coronavirus Tracking Survey find that 3.1 million adults lost ESI between March/April and September 2020 – but these losses were not matched by a corresponding increase in uninsurance.