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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| 2010-2016

The average family premium rose 3% over the 2015 average premium while the increase in the premium for single coverage was not statistically significant.  The average premium for family coverage is lower for covered workers in small firms (3-199 workers) than for workers in large firms (200 or more workers) ($17,546 vs. $18,395).  Workers' wages increased 2.5% and inflation increased 1.1% over the period.  Premiums for family coverage have increased 20% since 2011 and 58% since 2006.

     

SOURCE: Kaiser/HRET Survey of Employer-Sponsored Health Benefits: 2016


HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE IN KANSAS| 2016

The percentage of uninsured Kansans for 2016 was 8 percent compared to 9 percent nationally. When comparing the uninsured population across the country, Kansas has a lower uninsured rate than 21 other states. National data suggest that males are more likely to be uninsured (13 percent) than females (11 percent). In Kansas, the percentage of males and females that are uninsured is 15 and 9 respectively. Fifty-three percent of the residents in Kansas receive employer-based insurance.

 

 SOURCE: Urban Institute and Kaiser Commision on Medicaid and the Uninsured, estimates based on the Census Bureau's March Current Population Survey (CPS: Annual Social and Economic Supplements), 2014-2017.
NOTES*: Estimates with relative standard errors greater than 30% are not provided.


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).