Findings from a recent study on health care utilization in Metro Louisville indicate the uninsured rate decreased by more than half in just one year, from almost 17 percent in 2013 to just under 8 percent in 2014. A report issued by the Commonwealth Institute of Kentucky, an entity of the University of Louisville School of Public Health and Information Sciences, explains characteristics of the remaining uninsured population in Metro Louisville and examines the impact of outreach strategies on health care enrollment since the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Dr. Liza M. Creel, assistant professor, and Dr. Susan Buchino, senior research manager, co-authored the report. Read more.
[Photo: Dr. Liza M. Creel (left) and Dr. Susan Buchino]