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NON-ELDERLY HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE | 2009-2011

Nonelderly coverage

*West North Central Census Division VI statistics includes data from Iowa, Kansas, Minesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota.

NOTE: Details may not add to totals because individuals may receive coverage from more than one source.

SOURCE: Employee Benefit Research Institute


EMPLOYMENT-BASED HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE | 2011

  Employment Based Coverage 2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

NOTE: Firm size distributions include private sector workers only. Details may not add to totals because individuals may receive coverage from more than one source.

SOURCE: Employee Benefit Research Institute


HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUM INCREASES| 2008-2014

The average family premium rose 3% over the 2013 average premium. single coverage premiums rose 2% in 2014 but are not statistically different than the 2013 average premium. during the same period, workers' wages increased 2.3% and inflation increased 2%. Over the last ten years, the average premium for family coverage has increased 69%.

  Insurance Premium Increases 2014  

SOURCE: Kaiser/HRET Survey of Employer-Sponsored Health Benefits: 2014


HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE IN KANSAS| 2011-2012

The percentage of uninsured Kansans for 2011-2012 was 13 percent compared to 15 percent nationally. When comparing the uninsured population across the country, Kansas has a lower uninsured rate than 22 other states. National data suggest that males are more likely to be uninsured (19 percent) than females (16 percent). In Kansas, the percentage of males and females that are uninsured is 17 and 14 respectively. Fifty percent of the residents in Kansas receive employer-based insurance.

Insurance by population  

 SOURCE: Urban Institute and Kaiser Commision on Medicaid and the Uninsured, estimates based on the Census Bureau's March 2012 and 2013 Current Population survey (CPS: Annual Social and Economic Supplements).


UNINSURED IN THE UNITED STATES AND KANSAS

In 2012, the percentage of people without health insurance decreased to 15.4 percent from 15.7 percent in 2011. the number of uninsured people in 2012 was not statistically different from 2011, at 48.0 million.

Uninsured

1  The data for 2009 were revised to reflect the results of enhancements to the editing process. See www.census.gov/hhs/www/hlth/index.html

2   Consistent with 2011 data through implementation of census 2010-based population controls

Kansas: Health Insurance Coverage  Children 0-18, Kansas (2011-2012), U.S. (2012)

 Insurance Coverage Children  

NSD: Not Sufficient Data 

Kansas: Uninsured Rates for the Non-elderly by Federal Poverty Level (FPL), Kansas (2011-2012), U.S. (2012)

 Dist NonElderly Uninsured

SOURCE: Urban Institute and Kaiser Commision on Medicaid and the Uninsured, estimates based on the census Bureau's March 2012 and 2013 Current Population Survey (CPS: Annual Social and Economic Supplements). 

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Target audience for this webinar is staff involved in the enrollment and credentialing of KMAP providers, business office staff and physician office managers.
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