14% of Uninsured Kids Eligible for Public Insurance Live in California

Nearly 37% of all U.S. children who are eligible for public health insurance programs but who remain uninsured live in California, Florida and Texas, according to a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation reportUPI reports (UPI, 9/18).

Details of Report

The report — which was conducted by Urban Institute researchers — found that the national rate of children who were eligible for public health insurance and enrolled in such programs increased by 5.5 percentage points from 2008 to 2011, reaching 87%.

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