Study On Uninsured Shows Californians Better Covered Than Most Of The Rest Of Country
Officials attribute the coverage gains to the success of the expanded Medi-Cal program.
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Only 7 Percent Of Californians Lack Health Insurance, National Study Says
A new study indicates that almost 29 million Americans lack health insurance — a big improvement compared to nearly 49 million in 2010. Californians are better covered than most of the nation. Texas comes in last, with 20 percent having no health insurance, according to the latest findings by the National Center for Health Statistics. In California, that number is 7 percent. (Ibarra, 2/23)