Special Report

Cities With the Best Health Insurance Coverage

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50. Oakley, California
> Adults under 65, no health insurance: 2.6%
> Adults under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 2.3% — 797th lowest of 1,669 cities
> Adults under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 20.7% — 779th highest of 1,669 cities
> Adults under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 0.9% — 751st lowest of 1,669 cities
> Adults under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 72.4% — 325th highest of 1,669 cities
> Adults under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 11.1% — 562nd highest of 1,669 cities
> Adults under 65, Tricare/military insurance (or many types): 0.5% — 340th lowest of 1,669 cities

49. Plainfield, Illinois
> Adults under 65, no health insurance: 2.6%
> Adults under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 0.5% — 9th lowest of 1,669 cities
> Adults under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 5.8% — 64th lowest of 1,669 cities
> Adults under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 0.7% — 455th lowest of 1,669 cities
> Adults under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 84.0% — 15th highest of 1,669 cities
> Adults under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 9.7% — 829th lowest of 1,669 cities
> Adults under 65, Tricare/military insurance (or many types): 1.8% — 475th highest of 1,669 cities

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48. Taunton, Massachusetts
> Adults under 65, no health insurance: 2.6%
> Adults under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 4.1% — 251st highest of 1,669 cities
> Adults under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 37.5% — 166th highest of 1,669 cities
> Adults under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 0.8% — 672nd lowest of 1,669 cities
> Adults under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 59.8% — 819th lowest of 1,669 cities
> Adults under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 8.1% — 492nd lowest of 1,669 cities
> Adults under 65, Tricare/military insurance (or many types): 1.1% — 822nd highest of 1,669 cities

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47. Newark, California
> Adults under 65, no health insurance: 2.6%
> Adults under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 1.1% — 157th lowest of 1,669 cities
> Adults under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 25.3% — 537th highest of 1,669 cities
> Adults under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 0.3% — 75th lowest of 1,669 cities
> Adults under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 68.4% — 490th highest of 1,669 cities
> Adults under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 7.9% — 434th lowest of 1,669 cities
> Adults under 65, Tricare/military insurance (or many types): 0.3% — 177th lowest of 1,669 cities

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46. Milpitas, California
> Adults under 65, no health insurance: 2.5%
> Adults under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 1.0% — 110th lowest of 1,669 cities
> Adults under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 13.9% — 497th lowest of 1,669 cities
> Adults under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 0.3% — 116th lowest of 1,669 cities
> Adults under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 77.0% — 157th highest of 1,669 cities
> Adults under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 10.5% — 681st highest of 1,669 cities
> Adults under 65, Tricare/military insurance (or many types): 0.4% — 240th lowest of 1,669 cities