Texas Is The Only State With A Double-Digit Rate of Uninsured Children

The number of Texas children with insurance went down by 121,000 between 2016 and 2018.

By Ashley LopezOctober 30, 2019 9:30 am, , ,

From KUT:

Texas saw a significant increase in the number of uninsured children in a two-year period, according to a new analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data.

Researchers at the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families found 121,000 fewer children in Texas were covered between 2016 and 2018. The state’s rate of uninsured went from 9.8% to 11.2% in that time.

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