Special Report

The Metro With the Best Health Insurance Coverage in Every State

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Hawaii: Urban Honolulu
> Americans under 65, no health insurance: 4.4% (Hawaii: 5.0%)
> Americans under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 1.8% (Hawaii: 2.0%)
> Americans under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 16.5% (Hawaii: 19.5%)
> Americans under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 1.7% (Hawaii: 1.5%)
> Americans under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 69.4% (Hawaii: 66.9%)
> Americans under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 9.4% (Hawaii: 9.9%)
> Americans under 65, Tricare/military insurance (or many types): 10.5% (Hawaii: 7.6%)

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Idaho: Idaho Falls
> Americans under 65, no health insurance: 10.8% (Idaho: 12.8%)
> Americans under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 2.5% (Idaho: 2.7%)
> Americans under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 19.1% (Idaho: 17.3%)
> Americans under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 0.8% (Idaho: 1.6%)
> Americans under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 58.0% (Idaho: 58.7%)
> Americans under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 16.3% (Idaho: 12.9%)
> Americans under 65, Tricare/military insurance (or many types): 0.9% (Idaho: 2.5%)

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Illinois: Champaign-Urbana
> Americans under 65, no health insurance: 4.7% (Illinois: 8.6%)
> Americans under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 2.5% (Illinois: 2.5%)
> Americans under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 19.5% (Illinois: 19.7%)
> Americans under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 0.9% (Illinois: 0.8%)
> Americans under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 67.2% (Illinois: 64.9%)
> Americans under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 13.4% (Illinois: 8.3%)
> Americans under 65, Tricare/military insurance (or many types): 0.9% (Illinois: 1.0%)

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Indiana: Columbus
> Americans under 65, no health insurance: 6.4% (Indiana: 10.3%)
> Americans under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 3.8% (Indiana: 3.2%)
> Americans under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 16.6% (Indiana: 19.1%)
> Americans under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 0.5% (Indiana: 1.1%)
> Americans under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 71.2% (Indiana: 64.4%)
> Americans under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 6.3% (Indiana: 7.8%)
> Americans under 65, Tricare/military insurance (or many types): 1.7% (Indiana: 1.3%)

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Iowa: Waterloo-Cedar Falls
> Americans under 65, no health insurance: 3.8% (Iowa: 6.0%)
> Americans under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 2.8% (Iowa: 2.7%)
> Americans under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 22.8% (Iowa: 21.3%)
> Americans under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 1.0% (Iowa: 1.3%)
> Americans under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 69.5% (Iowa: 67.6%)
> Americans under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 7.6% (Iowa: 8.5%)
> Americans under 65, Tricare/military insurance (or many types): 0.6% (Iowa: 1.3%)