Special Report

US Metros With the Best Health Insurance Coverage

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20. Cedar Rapids, IA
> Adults under 65, no health insurance: 4.6%
> Adults under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 2.3% — 84th lowest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 19.1% — 155th lowest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 1.8% — 97th highest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 72.7% — 13th highest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 7.1% — 71st lowest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, Tricare/military insurance (or many types): 0.8% — 64th lowest of 384 metros

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19. Syracuse, NY
> Adults under 65, no health insurance: 4.5%
> Adults under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 3.2% — 185th highest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 25.2% — 103rd highest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 1.4% — 173rd highest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 64.5% — 122nd highest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 12.7% — 47th highest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, Tricare/military insurance (or many types): 1.2% — 115th lowest of 384 metros

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18. Urban Honolulu, HI
> Adults under 65, no health insurance: 4.4%
> Adults under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 1.8% — 37th lowest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 16.5% — 84th lowest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 1.7% — 107th highest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 69.4% — 43rd highest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 9.4% — 157th highest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, Tricare/military insurance (or many types): 10.5% — 26th highest of 384 metros

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17. Providence-Warwick, RI-MA
> Adults under 65, no health insurance: 4.4%
> Adults under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 3.9% — 112th highest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 24.6% — 114th highest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 0.7% — 51st lowest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 65.4% — 100th highest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 11.0% — 83rd highest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, Tricare/military insurance (or many types): 1.1% — 111th lowest of 384 metros

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16. Burlington-South Burlington, VT
> Adults under 65, no health insurance: 4.3%
> Adults under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 2.6% — 122nd lowest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 21.5% — 174th highest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 0.9% — 85th lowest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 66.9% — 80th highest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 10.0% — 118th highest of 384 metros
> Adults under 65, Tricare/military insurance (or many types): 1.5% — 163rd lowest of 384 metros