Health Insurance Coverage for Adults with Diabetes under the ACA

SSS epidemiologist Sarah Casagrande is the first author of an article in Diabetes Care that reports the results of a study of national changes in health insurance coverage and related costs before and after implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) among U.S. adults with diabetes. The researchers noted that coverage among adults with diabetes ages 18–64 increased significantly after implementation of the ACA, and medical costs for families decreased among those with lower incomes. Coauthors of the article include researchers from the University of Michigan.

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