Table 1. Key Benefits of the Affordable Care Act for African Americans

04/12/2012

Table 1. Key Benefits of the Affordable Care Act for African Americans

BenefitNumber of African Americans AffectedWhen Effective
Expanded Insurance Coverage (ages 19-25)410,000Plan years beginning on or after September 23, 2010
Preventive Health Services (Private Insurance)5.5 millionPlan years beginning on or after September 23, 2010
Preventive Health Services (Medicare)4.5 millionJanuary 1, 2011
Expanded Insurance Coverage (ages 0-64)3.8 millionJanuary 1, 2014