Report: U.S. cities show wide disparity in health coverage

04/17/2013 | BenefitsPro.com

About 50% of adults in the metro area of McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, Texas, lacked health insurance last year, the highest percentage in the country, according to the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index. The Burlington-South Burlington metro area of Vermont had the lowest percentage of uninsured residents, at 4.1%, followed by the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy metro area of Massachusetts and New Hampshire, with 4.3%, according to the index. The national average rate for uninsured adults was 16.9%.

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