The personal finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2015’s States with the Highest & Lowest Uninsured Rates.
For the second year in a row, WalletHub’s analysts drew upon the most reliable data to estimate the rates of uninsured pre- and post-Obamacare for the 50 states and the District of Columbia. For a broad perspective of those rates, we broke the national figures down to the state level and other categories, including age, race and income level.
Health Insurance Coverage in Ohio:
Obamacare reduced the children’s uninsured rate by 19.64 percent between 2010 and 2014.
Obamacare reduced the adult uninsured rate by 34.09 percent between 2010 and 2014.
The uninsured rate for whites is 32.73 percent lower than that for blacks.
The uninsured rate for whites is 56.74 percent lower than that for Hispanics.
The uninsured rate for higher-income households is 72.72 percent lower than that for lower-income households.
The rate of publicly insured is 33.62 percent.
The rate of privately insured is 66.38 percent.
The rate of employer-based health insurance coverage increased by 1.22 percent between 2010 and 2014.
The uninsured rate pre-Obamacare was 12.32 percent and has fallen to a current rate of 8.36 percent, with 443,738 persons gaining health insurance coverage.
For the full report, isit: