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HEALTH INSURANCE : 10 states with highest number of uninsured in 2014

These are authoritative numbers from the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission that compare each state according to the number of uninsured residents in 2014 compared to 2013.

States with Highest Number of Uninsured (2014)

  1. 5,047,000 Texas
  2. 4,767,000 California
  3. 3,245,000 Florida
  4. 1,697,000 New York
  5. 1,568,000 Georgia
  6. 1,276,000 North Carolina
  7. 1,238,000 Illinois
  8. 1,065,000 Pennsylvania
  9.    965,000 New Jersey
  10.    955,000 Ohio

US Total = 36,670,000 (2014) – which represents a drop of 8,510,000 from 2013 to 2014 nationally.

States with Highest Percentage of Uninsured (2014)

  1. 19.1 percent Texas
  2. 17.2 percent Alaska
  3. 16.6 percent Florida
  4. 15.8 percent Georgia
  5. 15.4 percent Oklahoma
  6. 15.2 percent Nevada
  7. 14.8 percent Louisiana
  8. 14.5 percent Mississippi
  9. 14.5 percent New Mexico
  10. 14.2 percent Montana

US Total = 11.7 percent (2014) – which represents a drop of 2.8 percent from 2013 to 2014 nationally.

Source: Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (2016, Mar.). Report to Congress on Medicaid and CHIP (p. 47). Washington, D.C.: MACPAC.  Click here for full text https://www.macpac.gov/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/March-2016-Report-to-Congress-on-Medicaid-and-CHIP.pdf

Of Related Interest: Collins, S.R., Gunja, M. and Beutel, S. (2015, Sept. 16). New Census data show the number of uninsured Americans dropped by 8.8 million. The Commonwealth Fund Blog. http://www.commonwealthfund.org/publications/blog/2015/sept/us-census-data-shows-uninsured-americans-drop Posted by AHA Resource Center (312) 422-2050, rc@aha.org

 

 

 

 

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