Kaiser Family Foundation September 23, 2020
A week after the 2020 elections, the Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments on a legal challenge, supported by the Trump administration, that seeks to overturn the Affordable Care Act, an outcome that would have major effects throughout the health care system as the law’s provisions have affected nearly all Americans in some way.
A KFF analysis examines key provisions of the 2010 law that have changed the nation’s health care system, including what’s known about their impact on people’s access to affordable care and coverage, including state-by-state data where available. Key impacts include:
- About 12 million Medicaid enrollees in 33 states and D.C. became newly eligible for the program through Medicaid expansion as of June 2019....