Will Obamacare Cause More Divorces?/ Krusch and Sellers, PA
- Divorce /
Health insurance is a huge issue for spouses going through a separation or divorce. A new study found that about 115,000 women lose their health insurance every year after getting divorced, and a quarter of those who are dropped from their former husband’s employer-based health insurance are still uninsured six months after getting divorced. Many couples delay obtaining a divorce for this reason alone. But with the passage of the Affordable Care Act, with the hopes that more people can afford healthcare under the new law, will there be a spike in divorce rates nationally?