New York Times: Mapping the Remaining Uninsured

As the third open enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act begins, the New York Times has created interactive maps of the remaining uninsured in the U.S. (you can see the data for specific counties). The remaining uninsured are primarily in the South and the Southwest, and they tend to live in Republican-leaning states. In contrast, the rates of people without insurance in the Northeast and the upper Midwest have fallen into the single digits since the ACA was enacted. States that were late to expand Medicaid, including Pennsylvania and Indiana, also showed substantial reductions in their uninsured residents, compared with last year.

NYT Uninsured 2013-2015

Enroll America, an organization devoted to finding uninsured people and signing them up for insurance worked with the data firm Civis Analytics to produce the maps. Enroll America used data from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, updated as of July 2015.

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