Researchers report that state efforts to assist enrollment and coordinate between Medicaid and the Marketplaces will be essential to ensure that these people have access to affordable coverage options. Expanding access to affordable and comprehensive healthcare will significantly move the nation closer to reducing long-standing racial and ethnic health disparities that were exacerbated by the pandemic.
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The nonprofit Urban Institute is dedicated to elevating the debate on social and economic policy. For nearly five decades, Urban scholars have conducted research and offered evidence-based solutions that improve lives and strengthen communities across a rapidly urbanizing world. Their objective research helps expand opportunities for all, reduce hardship among the most vulnerable, and strengthen the effectiveness of the public sector. Visit the Urban Institute’s Health Policy Center for more information specific to its staff and its recent research.