Report | Jan. 2016 |View the Press Release

How Can New York Provide Health Insurance Coverage to its Uninsured Immigrant Residents? An Analysis of Three Coverage Options

Elisabeth Ryden Benjamin

Summary: The Affordable Care Act has helped millions of New Yorkers secure affordable, quality health care, many for the first time. However, as many as 457,000 unauthorized, uninsured immigrant residents remain ineligible for coverage. This report offers policy makers practical, affordable, high quality options to help close the coverage gap—while substantially improving the lives of New York's newest residents, enhancing the health of our communities, and helping to stabilize the state's health care delivery system.

Issues: Access to Health Care

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