Oregon Center for Public Policy, March 15, 2016
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Some communities of color and low-income adults — especially young adults — still face significant barriers to gaining health insurance in Oregon. Analysis of the most recent U.S. Census data shows that tens of thousands of previously uninsured Oregonians gained health insurance in 2014 as a result of the Affordable Care Act and Oregon’s Medicaid expansion. Still, gaps in coverage remain particularly large for certain populations.
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Some 381,000 Oregonians remained uninsured in 2014.
That was more than the number of people who lived in the cities of Eugene, Corvallis and Salem, combined.