2009 State Legislators’ Guide to Health Insurance Solutions
Health insurance remains a major concern for your constituents. Focusing on the overall uninsured percentage misses the point. The uninsured population is very diverse. That’s both because there are many reasons why people don’t have coverage (e.g., they have low incomes, or they are in job transition, or they don’t think they need it, etc.) and because the relative importance of those reasons varies from state to state.