Massachusetts has lowest percentage of uninsured residents with only 4.5 percent; Texas has the highest with 28.8 percent. Generally the highest uninsured rates can be found in the South and West.
Young adults 19-34 years of age represent the group most likely to be uninsured. More than three-quarters of uninsured Americans come from working families.
This is the first Mission of Mercy event that will help up to 2,000 uninsured or under-insured Michigan residents receive dental care.
A new study from Ann Arbor-based Truven Health Analytics puts numbers on the impact of the Affordable Care Act.
A coalition of the state’s leading healthcare advocates are urging uninsured citizens in Michigan to consider enrollment in the state’s new health insurance program.