Top 5 states enrolling the uninsured

February 18, 2014

And the bottom five, too

Based on data provided by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for enrollment through the end of January, analysis shows New England states generally out in front. All of the top five have their own state-based exchange marketplaces.

The percentages below demonstrate the number of uninsured in the state compared to the total number of those who enrolled in either Medicaid, CHIP or an exchange plan-whether previously insured or uninsured-as a percentage of the uninsured.

 

Vermont         161.62%

Kentucky        72.62%

Washington   64.57%

Rhode Island 57.07%

Connecticut    52.43%

 

Source: Transamerica Center for Health Studies, through 2-1-2014

https://www.transamericacenterforhealthstudies.org/

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Bottom 5 states enrolling the uninsured

Based on data provided by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for enrollment through the end of January, analysis shows Central states generally lagging. Four of the bottom five use the federally operated exchange marketplace, healthcare.gov, while West Virginia has a partnership exchange.

The percentages below demonstrate the number of uninsured in the state compared to the total number of those who enrolled in either Medicaid, CHIP or an exchange plan-whether previously insured or uninsured.

 

Alaska             9.75%

Oklahoma       11.31%

Mississippi     11.50%

Louisiana        11.61%

West Virginia 12.27%

 

Source: Transamerica Center for Health Studies, through 2-1-2014

https://www.transamericacenterforhealthstudies.org/