Special Report

Counties With the Best Health Insurance Coverage

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40. Putnam County, Ohio
> Adults under 65, no health insurance: 3.5%
> Adults under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 1.9% — 286th lowest of 2,946 counties
> Adults under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 11.1% — 181st lowest of 2,946 counties
> Adults under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 0.5% — 150th lowest of 2,946 counties
> Adults under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 80.4% — 11th highest of 2,946 counties
> Adults under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 8.6% — 872nd lowest of 2,946 counties
> Adults under 65, Tricare/military insurance (or many types): 0.5% — 247th lowest of 2,946 counties

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39. Dallas County, Iowa
> Adults under 65, no health insurance: 3.4%
> Adults under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 1.4% — 106th lowest of 2,946 counties
> Adults under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 11.5% — 214th lowest of 2,946 counties
> Adults under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 1.0% — 814th lowest of 2,946 counties
> Adults under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 79.3% — 19th highest of 2,946 counties
> Adults under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 9.4% — 1,231st lowest of 2,946 counties
> Adults under 65, Tricare/military insurance (or many types): 1.3% — 1,346th lowest of 2,946 counties

38. Washington County, Minnesota
> Adults under 65, no health insurance: 3.4%
> Adults under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 1.5% — 127th lowest of 2,946 counties
> Adults under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 11.5% — 211th lowest of 2,946 counties
> Adults under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 0.8% — 471st lowest of 2,946 counties
> Adults under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 78.4% — 24th highest of 2,946 counties
> Adults under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 9.3% — 1,199th lowest of 2,946 counties
> Adults under 65, Tricare/military insurance (or many types): 1.2% — 1,178th lowest of 2,946 counties

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37. Carroll County, Maryland
> Adults under 65, no health insurance: 3.4%
> Adults under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 2.2% — 409th lowest of 2,946 counties
> Adults under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 12.5% — 287th lowest of 2,946 counties
> Adults under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 0.9% — 721st lowest of 2,946 counties
> Adults under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 76.3% — 45th highest of 2,946 counties
> Adults under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 9.7% — 1,352nd lowest of 2,946 counties
> Adults under 65, Tricare/military insurance (or many types): 2.3% — 669th highest of 2,946 counties

36. Boone County, Iowa
> Adults under 65, no health insurance: 3.4%
> Adults under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 2.2% — 407th lowest of 2,946 counties
> Adults under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 20.6% — 1,223rd lowest of 2,946 counties
> Adults under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 1.9% — 648th highest of 2,946 counties
> Adults under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 68.5% — 340th highest of 2,946 counties
> Adults under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 11.8% — 817th highest of 2,946 counties
> Adults under 65, Tricare/military insurance (or many types): 2.3% — 686th highest of 2,946 counties