The COVID-19 pandemic has caused massive unemployment in the U.S.; as a result, the Kaiser Family Foundation estimates that nearly 50 million American workers and their dependents will lose health insurance. With no federal exchange special enrollment period, state budgets strained from the economic crisis, and many people having difficulty obtaining their unemployment benefits, the implications of sustained unemployment on health plans has yet to be fully realized. In many cases, we still do not know where unemployed/uninsured people are going; it could be Medicaid, Medicare, or individual markets.

Download this infographic to learn more about the Impacts of Sustained Unemployment for Health Plans.