Kaiser Family Foundation

Health Overhaul-Alabama
3:43 pm
Tue January 7, 2014

Report Says 198,000 Alabamians Could Get Subsidies

A new report says about 198,000 uninsured Alabamians are eligible for federal subsidies to purchase health insurance under the new federal health care law.
Credit The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

A new report says about 198,000 uninsured Alabamians are eligible for federal subsidies to purchase health insurance under the new federal health care law.

The report by the Kaiser Family Foundation says that number represents 30 percent of Alabama's 660,000 residents without insurance. The report also says about 191,000 people, or 29 percent of Alabama's uninsured, fall into a coverage gap because Alabama is not expanding its Medicaid program under the federal law.

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