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More than One in Five Americans “Churn” Through Health Coverage within a Year

The U.S. Census Bureau has just released the Current Population Report’s Health Insurance Coverage in The United States, 2015. This report sits alongside the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Health interview Survey as a critical source of understanding changes in health insurance in recent years.
The report discusses coverage during the three years from 2013 through 2015, so it does not reveal the large increase in employer-based coverage since the Great Recession. During this shorter period, there was an insignificant gain in employer-based coverage, and a large increase in persons dependent on Medicaid, the joint state-federal welfare program that

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