The number of Americans without health insurance jumped by 3.2 million in 2017 — and Congress could be to blame
|01/16/2018||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- The percentage of Americans without health insurance increased to 12.2% in 2017, a 1.3 percentage point increase from the year before, according to a survey by Gallup-Sharecare.
- This is the largest one-year increase since the start of the survey in 2008.
- Gallup-Sharecare said that individual market instability and uncertainty around healthcare policy from Washington DC contributed to the increase.
The number of Americans without health insurance rose at the highest rate in years during 2017 according to a new Gallup-Sharecare survey.
According to the survey released Monday, 12.2% of Americans were without health coverage in the fourth quarter and the uninsured rate jumped read more >>>