Coronavirus & The Uninsured
  • Access to Care

    Key Facts About The Uninsured

    This issue brief describes how coverage has changed in recent years, examines the characteristics of the uninsured population, and summarizes the access and financial implications of not having coverage.
  • COVID-19

    What Issues Will Uninsured People Face with Testing and Treatment for COVID-19?

    Nearly 28 million people in the U.S. lack health insurance. They will likely face unique barriers accessing COVID-19 testing and treatment. And those who contract COVID-19 and need medical care will likely receive large medical bills, even if they have low incomes and are unable to pay.
  • Health Centers

    Impact of Coronavirus on Community Health Centers

    Community health centers are contributing to the coronavirus response by testing and triaging patients and reducing the burden on hospitals. At the same time, like other outpatient health care providers, health centers are having to adjust to stay-at-home orders, drops in patient visits for non-essential health care, and workforce challenges.
Who are The uninsured?

uninsured statistics

Latest Polling
10%
Percent of adults who reported being without insurance in 2017.
28%
Percent of uninsured adults who report delaying and/or going without medical care due to costs, 2017.
36%
Percent of uninsured adults who worry about paying medical bills for normal care, 2017.
9%
Percent of all insured adults who report delaying and/or going without medical care due to costs, 2017.

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