What Obamacare’s Newly Insured Population Will Look Like In 2021

PricewaterhouseCoopers examined what the demographics of the newly insured under President Obama’s health reform law will be by 2021, and the firm’s report found that the newly insured population will be only marginally less healthy than those who currently have insurance. At the same time, the people who gain health coverage will also be poorer, older, and much less likely to speak English — creating possible communications problems in the health industry. Here’s how the study breaks down the demographic shifts over the next two decades: