Document Type

Policy Brief

Publication Date

7-1-2009

Keywords

Access/Insurance, Chartbook, rural, insurance, reform, uninsured, employment, MRHRC

Abstract

Based on the Profile of Rural Health Insurance Chartbook . Key Findings: A greater percentage of rural residents than urban residents are uninsured, especially those living in remote areas Among adults over age 50, uninsured rates are highest in the most remote rural places Compared to urban adults, rural adults are less likely to be in employment situations where private coverage is offered.

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