Special Report

Cities With the Best Health Insurance Coverage

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40. Union City, California
> Adults under 65, no health insurance: 2.4%
> Adults under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 1.5% — 338th lowest of 1,669 cities
> Adults under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 20.0% — 819th highest of 1,669 cities
> Adults under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 0.5% — 254th lowest of 1,669 cities
> Adults under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 72.5% — 322nd highest of 1,669 cities
> Adults under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 7.2% — 304th lowest of 1,669 cities
> Adults under 65, Tricare/military insurance (or many types): 0.5% — 343rd lowest of 1,669 cities

39. Brookline, Massachusetts
> Adults under 65, no health insurance: 2.4%
> Adults under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 1.8% — 542nd lowest of 1,669 cities
> Adults under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 7.2% — 127th lowest of 1,669 cities
> Adults under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 0.2% — 31st lowest of 1,669 cities
> Adults under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 78.9% — 111th highest of 1,669 cities
> Adults under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 19.4% — 56th highest of 1,669 cities
> Adults under 65, Tricare/military insurance (or many types): 0.2% — 80th lowest of 1,669 cities

38. Benicia, California
> Adults under 65, no health insurance: 2.4%
> Adults under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 1.4% — 302nd lowest of 1,669 cities
> Adults under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 14.6% — 540th lowest of 1,669 cities
> Adults under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 0.6% — 397th lowest of 1,669 cities
> Adults under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 78.4% — 122nd highest of 1,669 cities
> Adults under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 9.2% — 729th lowest of 1,669 cities
> Adults under 65, Tricare/military insurance (or many types): 1.6% — 548th highest of 1,669 cities

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37. Andover, Minnesota
> Adults under 65, no health insurance: 2.4%
> Adults under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 0.9% — 97th lowest of 1,669 cities
> Adults under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 9.7% — 244th lowest of 1,669 cities
> Adults under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 0.8% — 606th lowest of 1,669 cities
> Adults under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 82.0% — 47th highest of 1,669 cities
> Adults under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 8.3% — 521st lowest of 1,669 cities
> Adults under 65, Tricare/military insurance (or many types): 1.2% — 740th highest of 1,669 cities

36. Cottage Grove, Minnesota
> Adults under 65, no health insurance: 2.4%
> Adults under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 1.6% — 386th lowest of 1,669 cities
> Adults under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 10.1% — 270th lowest of 1,669 cities
> Adults under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 1.2% — 648th highest of 1,669 cities
> Adults under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 81.8% — 52nd highest of 1,669 cities
> Adults under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 9.0% — 688th lowest of 1,669 cities
> Adults under 65, Tricare/military insurance (or many types): 2.0% — 440th highest of 1,669 cities