In September, the U.S. Census Bureau released their annual report on poverty, income, and the uninsured and the numbers reflect another rise in uninsured Americans.
Here are some highlights from this report:
- The total number of uninsured rose to 49.9 million, an increase of almost a million Americans in one year
- The number of uninsured with household incomes over $75,000 totaled 9.5 million.
- The number of children enrolled in private insurance dropped by 2.8 million, while the number of children enrolled in Medicaid plans rose by 3.5 million, a 15% increase.