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Uninsured

Describing any person, property, business or anything else without an insurance policy. Some uninsured persons and things may be self-insured, in cases in which insurance is a poor financial decision because the responsible party has sufficient income or wealth to pay for whatever might happen. Most of the time, however, uninsured persons and items are very risky. In some circumstances, it is illegal to be without certain kinds of insurance.
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Program eligibility is limited to those who have uninsured auto fines that were delinquent prior to December 31, 2016.
Uninsured rates among children increased at almost triple the rate in states that did not expand Medicaid eligibility, compared with those that did.
Uninsured drivers are often involved in a wide range of criminal activities, police said.
In the 2016 report, the uninsured rate nationally came in at 8.6 percent, with New York at 6.1 percent.
Among the 17 states with meaningful increases, the uninsured rates for four states rose at least three percentage points: West Virginia, New Mexico, Iowa and Hawaii.
All of the other subgroups examined also had significant declines in uninsured rates during the study period.
One of the few groups seeing a notably smaller decline in uninsured rates was Americans living in poverty in states that chose not to expand Medicaid.
About 5 million Texans were uninsured in 2014, or 19 percent.
The overall uninsured rate for people under age 65 continued to improve this year, but not as quickly as it has in the past few years.
The states with the lowest uninsured rates are Massachusetts, Vermont, Hawaii, Washington, D.C., and Minnesota; the highest uninsured rates: Texas, Alaska, Florida, Georgia, and Oklahoma.
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More than a quarter of uninsured patients at the start of 2015 were adults eligible for Medicaid or children eligible for Medicaid or the Children's Health Insurance Program.