Zane Benefits Publishes New Information on ACA’s Impact on the Uninsured

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Is the ACA Making a Dent in the Number of Uninsured?

Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published new information on the affordable care act and it’s impact on the number of uninsured Americans.

According to Zane Benefits’ website, at the end of February, HHS reported 4 million people signed up for health insurance coverage through the marketplaces established under the ACA. With the open enrollment period scheduled to close on March 31, more uninsured will enroll in coverage and it's likely the uninsured rate will continue to fall.

Zane Benefits’ website says that according to Gallup, the overall drop in the uninsured rate could be because of the ACA's individual mandate provision, health insurance marketplaces, and subsidized premiums.

The uninsured rate among 26- to 34-year olds and 35- to 64-year olds continues to decline, now at 26.6 percent and 16.3 percent, respectively. Though the drop in the uninsured rate is among slowest for young adults, experts say young people’s enrollment in the law is crucial to the success of the law. As such, young adults have been a focus of the administration's focus.

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Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, was founded in 2006 to revolutionize the way employers provide employee health benefits in America. We empower employees to take control over their own healthcare, while helping employers recruit and retain the best talent. Our online solutions allow small and medium-sized businesses to successfully transition to a health benefits program that creates happier employees, reduces costs and frees up more time to serve their customers. For more information about ZaneHealth, visit

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Christina Merhar
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