The Uninsured: A Primer
This comprehensive primer provides a profile of the uninsured population, explains why they lack coverage, reviews the consequences of not having coverage, examines differences in uninsured rates among states, and summarizes how the uninsured may be affected by health reform.
Supplemental Data Tables (.pdf)
Quiz: How Much Do You Know About The Uninsured?
Tens of millions of Americans lack health coverage, and the substantial growth of the uninsured population in recent decades was a primary impetus for passage of the Affordable Care Act. Take our Uninsured Quiz to gauge how much you know about the uninsured population and the consequences of not having health coverage.