Census report shows growth in health insurance amongst Americans

Health Insurance rate increases

Census report aims to shed light on insurance controversies The U.S. Census Bureau recently released a report providing rankings to states based on the number of people that have access to health insurance coverage. The report showed that, in many states, a large portion of consumers were still lacking health insurance coverage. The Census report has since been used as a way to generate more controversy over the country’s new health care reform law. The Census Bureau has issued a new report, which was released earlier this month, documenting the…

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Census report highlights lack of health insurance

Average Concentration of Uninsured People in America 2009

Report provides further insight into the health insurance problem of some states A recently released report from the U.S. Census Bureau highlighted the shortfalls in health insurance across the country. The report draws attention to where health insurance coverage is scarce and attempts to provide some insight as to why this may be the case. Kansas made insurance news headlines late last month as it was highlighted in the report, but the Census Bureau notes that the state is not the only one suffering from lack of health insurance coverage.…

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Almost 20 percent of Californians don’t have health insurance

New statistics released by the U.S. Census have shown that many Californians are going without health insurance, as almost one in every five did not have this coverage within the last three years. This is one of the highest rates of uninsured individuals in the country. According to the census, from 2008 through 2010, 18.9 percent of the residents of California – nearly 7 million people – did not have any form of healthcare coverage. The same census showed that the national average during that same period was 15.8 percent.…

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