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Impacts to Minnesota

$2.5 billion a year • Coverage for 1.2 million* • Consumer protections • Nation-leading innovations

Prevention, Public Health and the ACA

The Affordable Care Act provides for core public health services in Minnesota. Read an issue brief from the Minnesota Department of Health.

ACA Repeal Impact, by region

If the Affordable Care Act is repealed, the effects will be felt across Minnesota. Read about impacts in your congressional district

April 25 update: ACA repeal plan

Members of Congress are discussing changes to the American Health Care Act, however, no new legislation or changes to the current bill have been put forward. As detailed in our brief, this bill would significantly impact Minnesotans using public health care programs and dramatically reduce federal funding for Minnesotans' health care. Read our summary of the legislation and a one-page fiscal analysis of the plan.

This map reflects the number of and percentage of adults who gained coverage under the ACA through the Medicaid expansion and MinnesotaCare program. DHS continues to analyze implications of the proposed American Health Care Act.


Public program expansion and the uninsured rate

The ACA accelerated progress in Minnesota. We’ve covered 300,000 people through public programs and drove our uninsured rate to a historic low.

* People on Minnesota’s Medical Assistance and MinnesotaCare programs could either lose coverage altogether or see their coverage significantly reduced.

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