The Affordable Care Act: Implications for Lowand Moderate-Income Women’s Health and Well-Being

Rita A, Webb, ACSW, DCSW

Diversity & Equity, Health

Practice Perspectives

2012

The Affordable Care Act (ACA), otherwise known as the new health reform law, expands care and services to a number of low- and moderate-income, non-elderly individuals and families, who otherwise may have had limited or no access to health insurance coverage. With the current economic instability, financial insecurity, and increased poverty rates, many adults—both men and women—struggle to provide basic needs of food, shelter, and health care for themselves and their families.

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