Millions of Americans receive healthcare insurance through an employer-based plan, however, more than 27 million Americans remain uninsured. Harmony Healthcare IT recently performed a major analysis of health insurance data from every state as well as the most populous metro areas in the country to find out where most uninsured Americans live. Millennials are the demographic with the highest percentage of uninsured with more than 6 million millennials between the age of 26 and 34 without health insurance. Among the top 17 states with the highest percentage of uninsured residents (10% or more), 11 are located in the South or the Southwest. Texas is home to the highest percentage of uninsured residents with more than 5 million Texans or 18% of the population, uninsured. In terms of states with the most insured residents, Massachusetts ranks #1 with only 3% of its population uninsured. Massachusetts is followed by Vermont (4%), Hawaii (4%), Rhode Island (4%), and Minnesota (4%). The full results of the report can be seen in the graphic below.
Courtesy of Harmonyhit.com