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Rural Health
Resources by Topic: Uninsured and underinsured

Health and Health Care for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders (NHOPIs) in the United States
Compares the rates of poverty, job security, health status measures, uninsured rates for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders populations in the U.S.
Additional links: Infographic, Slides
Date: 05/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Kaiser Family Foundation
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Small Area Health Insurance Estimates: 2017
Reports on health insurance coverage in the U.S. in 2017 and changes between 2016 and 2017, as well as changes between 2013 and 2017. Includes maps showing county-level uninsured rates.
Author(s): Lauren Bowers, Carolyn Gann
Date: 04/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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Health Insurance in Rural America
A set of interactive graphics providing urban and rural uninsured rates for people under age 65, based on data from the Small Area Health Insurance Estimates. Includes county-level data for 2017 and the change since 2013.
Date: 04/2019
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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Rural Health Outcomes and Infrastructure in Arizona
Summarizes Arizona's health insurance coverage by county, rural population by county, and rural health infrastructure. Includes a map showing the location of Critical Access Hospitals, Rural Health Clinics, and Federally Qualified Health Centers in rural areas of the state.
Date: 02/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Arizona Center for Rural Health
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Rural Patients with Chronic Disease: A Nonprofit Organization and a Health Department Leverage Federal Funding to Provide Health Education and Care Coordination
Features rural Alabama and North Carolina organizations that are using Federal Office of Rural Health Policy grants to improve health outcomes for patients with chronic disease through remote patient monitoring, health education, and network development.
Author(s): Kay Miller Temple
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 02/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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The Market Mechanism and Health Insurance in Rural Places: Lessons Learned from an Economics and Policy Perspective
Examines rural health insurance market challenges and related policy considerations. Outlines historical and economic reasons for rural "market failures," such as low population density and economies of scale. Reviews the success of previous policy interventions targeting rural health insurance markets and offers recommendations for future action.
Author(s): Abigail R. Barker, Timothy D. McBride, Keith J. Mueller, Kelsey A. Huntzberry
Date: 02/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis
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Children's Uninsured Rate Varies Five-Fold Across Kansas Counties
Provides county-level estimates on uninsured rates for children age 0 to 18 in Kansas using data from the U.S. Census Bureau's 2016 Small Area Health Insurance Estimates (SAHIE). Includes statistics on the percent drop in uninsured rates from 2009 to 2016 in Kansas children age 0 to 18.
Additional links: Data File
Author(s): Hina Shah, Madison Hoover, Wen-Chieh Lin
Date: 12/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Kansas Health Institute
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Uninsured Rate for Nonelderly Adults Varies Widely Across Kansas Counties
Provides county-level estimates on uninsured rates for adults age 19 to 64 in Kansas using data from the U.S. Census Bureau's 2016 Small Area Health Insurance Estimates (SAHIE). Includes statistics on the percent drop in uninsured rates from 2009 to 2016 in Kansas adults age 19 to 64.
Additional links: Data File
Author(s): Sydney McClendon, Madison Hoover, Wen-Chieh Lin
Date: 12/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Kansas Health Institute
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Uninsured Rates in Urban and Rural America
Highlights a collection of interactive graphics providing data on uninsured rates for people under age 65 in completely rural counties, counties that are mostly rural, and counties that are mostly urban. Includes state and county-level data.
Date: 11/2018
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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Affordable Care Act & Medicaid Reform in Wisconsin: Enrollment and Coverage Trends, Plans and Premiums Chartpack
Provides an overview of the impact of federal healthcare and Medicaid reform for Wisconsin residents. Discusses trends for health insurance coverage and Medicaid, and describes health insurance plans and premiums. Covers data on health insurance plan selection in 2018 by rural and non-rural.
Date: 11/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute
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