US health "uninsured" a rising group
This article was originally published in Clinica
The government is reporting a rising percentage in the number of people in the US without health insurance. The number of people with health insurance rose by 1.2 million between 2000 and 2001, to 240.9 million, but the number of uninsured increased even more, by 1.4 million, to 41.2 million, according to the US Census Bureau. It estimates that 14.6% of the population now has no health insurance compared to 14.2% the year before
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