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Why Getting Health Insurance Matters for Latinos


Latinos are more likely to have certain health problems than whites. And they are more likely to get sicker and die from them too. Finding and treating these problems early can make a huge difference. Our infographic shows that, thanks to the Affordable Care Act, most health insurance plans must cover preventive services for free, which can lead to better health and a longer life. And most people can get financial assistance to help pay for their health insurance.

[Also see our infographics for African AmericansAfrican Americans, and Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders]

Open enrollment for the health insurance marketplaces begins November 1.