Despite the economic ravages of the COVID-19 pandemic, Marketplace and public coverage plans offset losses of employer-sponsored insurance coverage. Researchers say maintaining the current uninsurance rate will require protecting coverage for current and prospective Medicaid enrollees as the economy improves and the disenrollment freeze is lifted.
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