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

11.2020 / By Resources

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.