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Counting Colorado's Uninsured: The Latest Estimates - 2013 American Community Survey
- 2013 ACS Fact Sheet
The U.S. Census Bureau on September 18, 2014, released the annual estimates from the American Community Survey (ACS) of the number and percentage of Americans who lacked health insurance coverage in calendar year 2013.
Nationally, an estimated 45.2 million Americans, or 14.5 percent of the population, were uninsured in 2013. That’s down significantly from 45.6 million, or 14.8 percent, in 2012.
According to the ACS, an estimated 729,000 Coloradans, or 14.1 percent, were uninsured in 2013. That compares with 751,000, or 14.7 percent, in 2012.
CHI's fact sheet summarizes the highlights from the release and analyzes health insurance coverage trends for communities in Colorado.