Public Health is trying to reach the 8 percent of county residents without health insurance

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Public Health (Seattle and King County) is celebrating the high rate of people in the county with health insurance and trying to reach the rest.

The past three years have proven historic for improving health insurance coverage across America – and especially in King County. Enrollment efforts led by Public Health—Seattle / King County helped push the county’s rate of uninsured adults below eight percent – cutting the rate more than 50-percent since 2013. 
That represents an increase of more than 115,000 additional adults with insurance. And for each of those newly insured individuals, the security of health coverage can be as important as the actual care they receive.

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