In November 2013, the Center hosted the conference “The
Affordable Care Act & Low Income Populations: Lessons from and
Challenges for Research.”
This conference brought together a unique mix of researchers,
policy professionals and industry leaders to discuss what the new
law means for health care in this country, as well as its
possible impacts on domestic poverty.
In these pages, we have gathered conference presentations with
existing and new Center materials on U.S. health care including:
Audio recordings of conference presentations and panels, as
well as slides
Policy briefs on health care
Facts and figures, as well as links to outside sources, that
provide a clearer picture of health care in the U.S.
Central to our mission is the dissemination of poverty research.
We hope you will consider these pages a useful, ongoing resource
as we continue to add new work and research on health care in the
The Affordable Care Act bundles initiatives intended to make
health care accessible to all, but health insurance alone may not
be enough for some. Poverty creates its own challenges to getting
access to care.