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More Americans are going without health insurance, census report says

Sep 10, 2019
Despite a strong a economy, the uninsured rate rose last year for the first time since Obamacare.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the percentage of Americans going without health insurance rose last year for the first time this decade.
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After falling for years, the number of uninsured children is rising

May 2, 2019
The study estimates that some 4 million U.S. kids are now uninsured.
Members of the uninsured Morales family, with five children, wait to enter to be treated at a free dental clinic put on by volunteers with the California Dental Association Foundation on Oc. 27, 2018, in Modesto, California.
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Inpatient care could end at Nashville's safety net hospital

Jan 3, 2018
Nashville Mayor Megan Berry has proposed ending the inpatient unit of Nashville General Hospital and rethinking the city's role in caring for the uninsured.
The daily census at Nashville General Hospital is down to fewer than 40 patients, making it one of the least busy hospitals in town. But advocates for the uninsured say that's still 40 patients who are getting care that might have trouble finding it elsewhere.
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Young Latinos are among largest group of uninsured

Aug 18, 2016
A report finds more Latinos gained health insurance, but still lagged.
Maria Elena Santa Coloma (R), an insurance adviser with UniVista Insurance company, helps Shessy Gonzalez sign up for a health plan under the Affordable Care Act.
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Who's enrolling for health insurance? Not the uninsured

Jan 20, 2014
Our health reporter Dan Gorenstein looks at why it matters.