Special Report

US Metros With the Best Health Insurance Coverage

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45. Midland, MI
> Adults under 65, no health insurance: 5.5%
> Adults under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 3.5% — 143rd highest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 15.8% — 74th lowest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 0.8% — 67th lowest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 72.8% — 11th highest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 8.7% — 186th lowest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, Tricare/military insurance (or many types): 0.7% — 42nd lowest of 384 metros

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44. Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY
> Adults under 65, no health insurance: 5.5%
> Adults under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 5.3% — 31st highest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 28.9% — 65th highest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 4.3% — 12th highest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 54.0% — 103rd lowest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 4.4% — 2nd lowest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, Tricare/military insurance (or many types): 12.3% — 19th highest of 384 metros

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43. Norwich-New London, CT
> Adults under 65, no health insurance: 5.5%
> Adults under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 2.7% — 129th lowest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 23.5% — 134th highest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 1.4% — 171st highest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 61.8% — 160th highest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 6.6% — 52nd lowest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, Tricare/military insurance (or many types): 6.8% — 38th highest of 384 metros

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42. Bloomington, IL
> Adults under 65, no health insurance: 5.4%
> Adults under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 3.0% — 174th lowest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 12.6% — 22nd lowest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 1.0% — 118th lowest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 65.5% — 99th highest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 17.5% — 7th highest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, Tricare/military insurance (or many types): 0.8% — 59th lowest of 384 metros

41. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA
> Adults under 65, no health insurance: 5.4%
> Adults under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 1.5% — 13th lowest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 15.5% — 66th lowest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 0.5% — 9th lowest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 72.2% — 16th highest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 10.0% — 120th highest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, Tricare/military insurance (or many types): 0.4% — 6th lowest of 384 metros