Knowledge About Health Insurance and Finance Linked to Higher Rates of Health Coverage | RAND

Uninsured individuals who had greater knowledge about health insurance and financial issues were more likely to gain coverage after health insurance exchanges opened under the federal Affordable Care Act, according to a new RAND Corporation study.For a typical person who was uninsured in 2013, the chance of being insured in 2015 was 9.2 percentage points higher if they had high health insurance literacy as compared to someone with low health insurance literacy, after adjusting for other factors.

Source: Knowledge About Health Insurance and Finance Linked to Higher Rates of Health Coverage | RAND

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