FAQs About Benefits—Health Spending and Insurance Issues

How has the coverage pattern changed over time?

Return to Health FAQ, Question 11

Uninsured Numbers Are Growing

  Uninsured Americans 
 (millions) 
1987 29.5
1990 32.9
1995 37.3
1998 40.7
1999 39.0
2000 39.4
2001 40.9
2002 43.3
Source: EBRI Issue Brief, December 2003.


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