- 14 million are eligible, but do not participate
- 7 million illegal immigrants
- 7 million choose to skip coverage (typically younger adults)
- Many without insurance for less than 1 year
Tuesday, July 21, 2009
46 million (or 8.2 million) Americans without health insurance?
It's a sobering reality, but healthcare is simply unaffordable for too many people in this country. How can we allow 46 million people to live without health insurance? Do we really have 46 million people who lack health insurance? We can break that number down to some groups, including: