Special Report

States With the Best and Worst Health Insurance Coverage

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25. Nebraska
> Residents under 65, no health insurance: 9.8%
> Residents under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 2.2% (7th lowest)
> Residents under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 13.4% (4th lowest)
> Residents under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 1.2% (21st lowest)
> Residents under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 67.2% (8th highest)
> Residents under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 12.1% (7th highest)
> Residents under 65, Tricare/military insurance (or many types): 2.6% (23rd highest)

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24. Maine
> Residents under 65, no health insurance: 10.1%
> Residents under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 4.4% (6th highest)
> Residents under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 20.2% (25th highest)
> Residents under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 1.7% (9th highest)
> Residents under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 61.4% (23rd lowest)
> Residents under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 10.5% (13th highest)
> Residents under 65, Tricare/military insurance (or many types): 2.4% (25th highest)

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23. Montana
> Residents under 65, no health insurance: 10.2%
> Residents under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 3.0% (24th highest)
> Residents under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 23.6% (11th highest)
> Residents under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 2.2% (3rd highest)
> Residents under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 55.0% (8th lowest)
> Residents under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 13.6% (3rd highest)
> Residents under 65, Tricare/military insurance (or many types): 3.0% (15th highest)

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22. Indiana
> Residents under 65, no health insurance: 10.3%
> Residents under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 3.2% (20th highest)
> Residents under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 19.1% (20th lowest)
> Residents under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 1.1% (12th lowest)
> Residents under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 64.4% (17th highest)
> Residents under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 7.8% (6th lowest)
> Residents under 65, Tricare/military insurance (or many types): 1.3% (11th lowest)

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21. Louisiana
> Residents under 65, no health insurance: 10.5%
> Residents under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 4.0% (8th highest)
> Residents under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 31.6% (2nd highest)
> Residents under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 1.2% (20th lowest)
> Residents under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 50.9% (2nd lowest)
> Residents under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 8.4% (10th lowest)
> Residents under 65, Tricare/military insurance (or many types): 2.0% (20th lowest)

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