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Geographic Variation in Plan Uptake in the Federally Facilitated Marketplace

Description
Combines data on health insurance plan selection in the federally facilitated marketplaces with estimates of people likely to qualify for the marketplace in order to calculate the percent of eligible people who chose a health insurance plan. Includes a heat map that illustrates which U.S. regions had the highest and lowest plan selection rates. Discusses differences for rural areas.
Author(s)
Mark Holmes, Pam Silberman, Kristie Thompson, Victoria Freeman, Randy K. Randolph
Date
10/2014
Type
Document
Organization
North Carolina Rural Health Research Program
Tagged as
Access · Benefit enrollment and application · Health insurance · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data