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Rural Health
Resources by Topic: Uninsured and underinsured

COVID-19 Health Equity Interactive Dashboard
Interactive map containing county- and state-level data on COVID-19 vaccination, cases, and deaths in the U.S. Illustrates relationships between COVID-19 outcomes and various social determinants of health, such as population density, poverty, underlying health conditions, urban/rural status, and more.
Date: 09/2021
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Emory University
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Geographic Variation in Health Insurance Coverage: United States, 2019
Reports on rates of people who had private health insurance, public insurance, and who were uninsured according to the 2019 National Health Interview Survey. Presents coverage rates by age, urbanization level, and by location in states that have or have not expanded state Medicaid.
Author(s): Robin A. Cohen, Emily P. Terlizzi, Amy E. Cha, et al.
Date: 08/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Small Area Health Insurance Estimates: 2019
Reports on health insurance coverage in the U.S. in 2018 and changes between 2018 and 2019, as well as changes between 2013 and 2019. Includes maps showing county-level uninsured rates.
Author(s): Sara Robinson, Katherine Ann Willyard
Date: 06/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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COVID-19 Claims Reimbursement to Health Care Providers and Facilities for Testing, Treatment, and Vaccine Administration for the Uninsured
Information on claims reimbursement to health care providers for testing uninsured individuals for COVID-19 and treating uninsured individuals with a COVID-19 diagnosis.
Date: 06/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Health Resources and Services Administration
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Arizona County Health Insurance Coverage Profiles
Details health insurance coverage data by county for Arizona, including Medicaid and marketplace health insurance enrollment, as well as the rate of uninsured.
Author(s): Bryna Koch
Date: 05/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Arizona Center for Rural Health
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Access to Marketplace Plans with Low Premiums on the Federal Platform Part II: Availability among Uninsured Non-elderly Adults under the American Rescue Plan
Analyzes the expanded access to federally-sponsored Health Insurance Marketplace low premium plans among eligible uninsured non-elderly adults under the American Rescue Plan (ARP). Table 2 provides demographic data on zero- and low-premium plan availability pre- and post-ARP by rural status, age, income, and race/ethnicity. Includes uninsured non-elderly adult data by state for zero- and low-premium plan availability for both pre- and post-ARP.
Author(s): D. Keith Branham, Ann B. Conmy, Thomas DeLeire, et al.
Date: 04/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
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Access to Marketplace Plans with Low Premiums on the Federal Platform Part I: Availability among Uninsured Non-Elderly Adults and Healthcare.gov Enrollees Prior to the American Rescue Plan
Analyzes access to federally-sponsored Health Insurance Marketplace low premium plans among uninsured non-elderly adults as of March 1, 2021, prior to the enhanced subsidies created by American Rescue Plan (ARP). Table 2 includes demographic data for the uninsured non-elderly adult population and current HealthCare.gov enrollees on zero- and low-premium plan availability by rural status, age, income, and race/ethnicity.
Author(s): D. Keith Branham, Ann B. Conmy, Thomas DeLeire, et al.
Date: 03/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
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Tennessee Uninsured Adult Healthcare Safety Net Annual Report
Features statistics on Tennessee's uninsured population and state safety net funding expenditures. Includes maps showing locations of adult healthcare and behavioral health safety net services, and county-level maps showing population-to-provider ratios for various medical specialties and Health Professional Shortage Areas as of 2020. Examines challenges in rural Tennessee, including adequacy of healthcare and access to services. Includes sections on the impact of COVID-19 on Tennessee, and associated relief funding and support services.
Date: 2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Tennessee Department of Health
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Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Eligibility and Access
Interactive maps exploring Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) eligibility and utilization. Compares county-level statistics to state-level data. Provides county-level estimates of participants and non-participants by age, race/ethnicity, presence and age of children, health insurance coverage, and veteran status.
Date: 12/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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Chart Book: The Far-Reaching Benefits of the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid Expansion
Compares states that expanded Medicaid coverage and those that did not expand Medicaid coverage using a variety of measures such as healthcare access and health outcomes. Addresses the impact on rural hospitals for Medicaid revenue, operating margins, and uncompensated care on page 18.
Date: 10/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
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