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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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Advocates for the uninsured have argued that Texas could grant insurance coverage to more than 800,000 adults living in poverty here if the state were to expand Medicaid - an optional tenet of the federal health law.
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.
According to WalletHub's study, the state with the lowest uninsured rate is Massachusetts, which pioneered health-care reform, followed by Vermont, Hawaii, the District of Columbia and Minnesota.
Of 32 million uninsured patients at the start of 2015, 16 million (49%) were eligible for state or federal government assistance through Medicaid or the ACA.
Uninsured motorist bodily injury is part of the state minimum car insurance requirements in more than 20 states.
The uninsured rate declined at a slightly slower pace following the second open enrollment period of the federal exchanges compared with the first.
This is a historical drop in the uninsured, and nothing since the implementation of Medicare and Medicaid comes near to this type of change," Dr.
Nationally, the number of uninsured drivers peaked at 29.
There is evidence that uninsured drivers are more likely to be involved in road traffic collisions and to be engaged in other criminal activity.
Yet there is some cause for optimism, with the number of claims involving uninsured vehicles having fallen by almost 13% in the last two years.
Public hospitals saw the greatest share of uninsured stays (8.