New Insights on America’s 46 Million Uninsured People

Probably the single most publicized healthcare statistic is “46 million uninsured Americans.” But who are these people? I’ll bet you don’t know, for a simple reason. Television and newspaper stories almost never explain where the 46 million uninsured number originated, nor how it was calculated. Thus, an essay in last week’s Wall Street Journal was enlightening. Titled “What Do We Know about the Uninsured?”, it was written by William Snyder, a policy...
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