Uninsured rate fell 18% during pandemic



Statistic Info

The uninsured rate remains higher than it was pre-COVID. Additionally, there are still millions of Americans who lack healthcare coverage and will need further assistance in order to ensure that everyone has the resources needed for quality healthcare. Therefore, continued government involvement and public health initiatives will be necessary in order to promote affordable and accessible care for all.

Author: CDC

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