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Occupational health insurance coverage in the United States: 2017
As part of this review, health insurance cover in the United States is reported using information from the Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplements (CPS ASEC) and the American Community Survey (ACS). - In 2017, 8.8 per cent of the population, or 28.5 million at no time during the year, had health insurance, compared to CPS ASEC.
Statistics show that the retention and the number of self-employed in 2017 did not differ from 2016 (8.8 per cent or 28.1 million). - In 2017, the proportion of persons with health insurance cover for the whole or part of the year was 91.2 per cent and was no different in statistical terms from the figure for 2016 (91.2 per cent). The number of health insured rose by 2.3 million to 294.6 million between 2016 and 2017.
- In 2017, at 67.2 and 37.7 per cent respectively, privately funded health insurance remained more strongly represented than state health insurance. Among the health insurance sub-types, employers' insurance was the most frequent, accounting for 56.0 per cent of the total health insurance market, followed by Medicaid (19.3 per cent), Medicare (17.2 per cent), Direktversicherung (16.0 per cent) and Militärversicherung (4.8 per cent).
- Between 2016 and 2017, the share of Medicare insurance rose by 0.6 per cent to 17.2 per cent of the population for part or all of 2017 (compared to 16.7 per cent in 2016). - During this period, our range rose by 0.2 per cent to 4.8 per cent. Between 2016 and 2017 the actuarial ratios for labour market related covers, Direktkaufdeckung and Medicaid did not changed.
- In 2017, the proportion of non-insured under 19 years of age ( 5.4 per cent) did not differ from the 2016 statistic. - Deductibles were higher for poor under 19 years of life (7.8 percent) than for non-poor under 19 years of life (4.9 percent). - Between 2016 and 2017, the non-insured rates for no breed or Spanish ethnic group changed statistics.
- In 2017, non-Hispanic whites had the lower non-insured among racial and Hispanic-born groups (6.3 percent). Non-insured black and Asian instalments were 10.6 per cent and 7.3 per cent, respectively. Spanish-Americans had the highest deductible (16.1 percent). - Between 2016 and 2017, the proportion of non-health insured fell at the date of the interviews in three states and rose in 14 states.