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NON-ELDERLY HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE | 2008-2010

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*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 | 2010

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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| 2007-2011

Compared to 2010, premiums for single coverage are 8% higher and premiums for family coverage are 9% higher. Since 2001, average premiums for family coverage have increased 113%.

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SOURCE: Kaiser/HRET Survey of Employer-Sponsored Health Benefits: 2011


HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE IN KANSAS| 2008-2009

The percentage of uninsured Kansans for 2008-2009 was 13 percent compared to 17 percent nationally. When comparing the uninsured population across the country, Kansas has a lower uninsured rate than 29 other states. National data suggest that males are more likely to be uninsured (17 percent) than females (13 percent). In Kansas, the percentage of males and females that are uninsured is 14 and 12 respectively. Fifty-five percent of the residents in Kansas receive employer-based insurance.

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 SOURCE: Urban Institute and Kaiser Commision on Medicaid and the Uninsured, estimates based on pooled march 2008 and 2009 Current Population Surveys


UNINSURED IN THE UNITED STATES AND KANSAS

In 2010, the percentage of people without health insurance, 16.3 percent, was not statistically different from the rate in 2009.  The number of uninsured people increased to 49.9 million in 2010 from 49.0 million, in 2009. The uninsured rate was higher among people with lower incomes and lower among people with higher incomes

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

Kansas: Health Insurance Coverage  Children 0-18, Kansas (2008-2009), U.S. (2009)

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Kansas: Uninsured Rates for the Non-elderly by Federal Poverty Level (FPL), Kansas (2008-2009), U.S. (2009)

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SOURCE: Urban Institute and Kaiser Commision on Medicaid and the Uninsured, estimates based on pooled March 2008 and 2009 Current Population Surveys; United States Census 2011. 

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