Research Report Profile of Virginia's Uninsured 2010
Juliana Macri, Christine Coyer, Victoria Lynch, Genevieve M. Kenney
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This report provides detailed demographic information on Virginia's uninsured population in 2009, including data on their income, employment status, race, ethnicity, age and citizenship, and region of residence. Between 2008 and 2009, 47,000 nonelderly adults in Virginia became newly uninsured, though there was no significant change in the number of uninsured children, due in part to increased coverage through Medicaid and CHIP. Overall, 13.2 percent of Virginians (889,000 total) under the age of 65 lacked health insurance in 2009. The majority of Virginia's uninsured are US citizens and live in working families, but most are in low-income families.
Research Areas Health and health care Children and youth
Tags Health care delivery and payment Health equity Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program  State health care reform State Children's Health Insurance Program Child welfare Health insurance
Policy Centers Health Policy Center