Some good news on health insurance from new Census numbers

From the Health Affairs blog:

The one genuinely bright spot in the Census Bureau report today is the reversal
of two worrisome trends: the steady increase in the number of uninsured and the
steady drop in the number of people insured through work.  Both trends reversed
in 2011.  With the admittedly modest bounce in employment from recession lows,
employment-based coverage increased, even as the proportion insured through work
continued its decade-long slide.  For adults in the prime working ages, 25
through 54, the drop in employer-sponsored coverage has been large: from 73.8
percent in 2000 to 61.8 percent in 2011.

Read the complete post at here.

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