Dying for Coverage: The Deadly Consequences of being Uninsured
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Author: Kim Bailey
Publisher: Families USA
Report providing findings of a study estimating the number of Americans who are dying for lack of health coverage. The study shows that 26,100 people between the ages of 25 and 64 died prematurely due to a lack of health coverage in 2010. The five states with the most premature deaths due to uninsurance in 2010 were California (3,164 deaths), Texas (2,955 deaths), Florida (2,272 deaths), New York (1,247 deaths), and Georgia (1,161 deaths).