Special Report

US Metros With the Best Health Insurance Coverage

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30. La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
> Adults under 65, no health insurance: 5.0%
> Adults under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 1.3% — 8th lowest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 14.9% — 54th lowest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 1.8% — 102nd highest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 74.3% — 5th highest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 7.3% — 82nd lowest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, Tricare/military insurance (or many types): 1.4% — 152nd lowest of 384 metros

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29. Pittsburgh, PA
> Adults under 65, no health insurance: 4.9%
> Adults under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 3.6% — 139th highest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 18.9% — 151st lowest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 1.1% — 132nd lowest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 69.4% — 46th highest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 10.2% — 107th highest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, Tricare/military insurance (or many types): 0.9% — 75th lowest of 384 metros

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28. Fond du Lac, WI
> Adults under 65, no health insurance: 4.9%
> Adults under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 2.4% — 96th lowest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 14.2% — 39th lowest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 0.8% — 71st lowest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 77.3% — 2nd highest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 6.0% — 23rd lowest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, Tricare/military insurance (or many types): 0.7% — 39th lowest of 384 metros

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27. Binghamton, NY
> Adults under 65, no health insurance: 4.9%
> Adults under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 4.6% — 51st highest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 29.5% — 60th highest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 0.7% — 52nd lowest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 59.1% — 183rd lowest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 9.2% — 165th highest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, Tricare/military insurance (or many types): 0.9% — 76th lowest of 384 metros

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26. Grand Forks, ND-MN
> Adults under 65, no health insurance: 4.8%
> Adults under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 2.9% — 157th lowest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 17.1% — 100th lowest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 2.1% — 67th highest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 70.4% — 33rd highest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 11.0% — 84th highest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, Tricare/military insurance (or many types): 4.5% — 61st highest of 384 metros