Table 1. Key Benefits of the Affordable Care Act for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

05/01/2012

Table 1. Key Benefits of the Affordable Care Act for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

BenefitNumber of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders AffectedWhen Effective
Expanded Insurance Coverage (ages 19-25)97,000Plan years beginning on or after September 23, 2010
Preventive Health Services (Private Insurance)2.7 millionPlan years beginning on or after September 23, 2010
Preventive Health Services (Medicare)867,000January 1, 2011
Expanded Eligibility and Insurance Coverage (ages 0-64)2.0 million (Asian Americans only)January 1, 2014