Refugees and the Affordable Care Act

Refugees and asylees in the United States meet immigration status eligibility requirements for immediate access to Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and the health coverage options under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Many other immigrant groups in the U.S. have to wait five years before they are eligible for public benefits. Learn more with ORR’s new Fact Sheet, “Refugees and the Affordable Care Act”.