47,000 people in Ohio now have health insurance coverage

Ohio health insurance

Ohio’s uninsured population is falling quickly thanks to the growing availability of insurance coverage The number of people without health insurance coverage in Ohio has fallen over the past year. The state is one of 15 others that have reported a decline in their uninsured population. This trend is largely due to the Affordable Care Act, which launched insurance exchanges in every state and helped make coverage more accessible to those that need it. While the federal health care reform law has its flaws, some aspects of the law have…

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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 Bureau releases county coverage estimates for health insurance

The U.S. Census Bureau has released a report that provides the health insurance coverage estimates for 2008 and 2009 in all of the country’s approximately 3,140 counties. The Small Area Health Insurance Estimates (SAHIE) remains the singular source of health insurance coverage estimates for every one of the nation’s counties. The estimates are provided by age group, gender, income-to-poverty ratios, and race and Hispanic origins (by state only) in terms of relevant data for the new healthcare laws and other health systems and programs. This data provides local planners with…

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New U.S. Census data highlights the alarming rise of poverty and the falling numbers of insured people

The U.S. Census Bureau has released their latest findings on national poverty, income and insurance coverage. The Census of 2010 has highlighted some of the little known and often ignored issues that face a great many U.S. citizens. Many federal legislators have been waiting for the results of the Census to determine which issues need the most attention. The problems, however, may be far worse than anyone had imagined. According to the agency, poverty and insurance are the two most glaring issues facing the nation. The Census Bureau found that…

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