Larsen asks constituents to share ACA stories

Jan 6, 2017 Issues: Health Care

San Juan Islander: Larsen asks constituents to share ACA stores 

The percentage of uninsured people in San Juan County dropped from 14 percent to 8 percent between 2013 and 2016 according to Representative Rick Larsen (D-WA). The state rate dropped from 14 to 5.8 percent since the ACA was enacted. With Republicans in Congress working to repeal the Affordable Care Act, Larsen is asking constituents to share their ACA stories. 

Stories can be shared at: https://larsen.house.gov/shareyourstory

According to statistics from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services in Washington state because of the Affordable Care Act: