Private Sector Coverage: Individual Insurance

Only a small percentage of children were covered in the individual market as of 2012, and projected estimates remain low for the number of children who will be covered through this option under the ACA. Regardless, the individual market remains a possible and important path for coverage for parents and children without access to employer-sponsored coverage, employer-sponsored dependent coverage, or who are ineligible for Medicaid or CHIP.

Resources

The Impact of Health Reform on the Individual Insurance Market: A Strategic Assessment: This Deloitte issue brief discusses key health reform related changes in the individual insurance market and their impact.