Special Report

Cities With the Best (and Worst) Health Insurance Coverage

Mankato, Minnesota
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5. Mankato-North Mankato, MN
> Pct. of adults under 65 without health insurance: 4.5%
> Poverty rate: 16.3%
> Pct. of adults in fair or poor health: 11.5%
> Medicaid expansion under ACA: Yes

Barnstable Town, Massachusetts
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4. Barnstable Town, MA
> Pct. of adults under 65 without health insurance: 4.3%
> Poverty rate: 7.7%
> Pct. of adults in fair or poor health: 9.2%
> Medicaid expansion under ACA: Yes

Boston, Cambridge Skyline, Aerial view, Charles River and Beacon Hill
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3. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH
> Pct. of adults under 65 without health insurance: 4.3%
> Poverty rate: 10.6%
> Pct. of adults in fair or poor health: 13.0%
> Medicaid expansion under ACA: Yes

Springfield, Massachusetts
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2. Springfield, MA
> Pct. of adults under 65 without health insurance: 4.0%
> Poverty rate: 17.4%
> Pct. of adults in fair or poor health: 16.9%
> Medicaid expansion under ACA: Yes

Worcester, Massachusetts
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1. Worcester, MA-CT
> Pct. of adults under 65 without health insurance: 3.4%
> Poverty rate: 11.2%
> Pct. of adults in fair or poor health: 12.2%
> Medicaid expansion under ACA: Yes