- Associated Press - Monday, December 1, 2014

A look at the number of uninsured in Pennsylvania and major categories of funded developments in health insurance under the 2010 federal health care law:

UNINSURED

- Pennsylvania had slightly above 1.2 million people who were uninsured in 2013, or 9.7 percent of the state’s residents, according to U.S. Census Bureau data.

- State officials expect some 600,000 adults are newly eligible for an expansion of Medicaid’s income guidelines beginning Jan. 1; some might already be insured through other programs.

- The Kaiser Family Foundation estimated that 281,000 Pennsylvanians fell into a gap in 2014 where they had too much income to qualify for Medicaid, but too little to qualify for subsidized insurance in the federally run marketplace.

INSURED

- About 317,000 people signed up for coverage through the federal marketplace beginning last Jan. 1, according to federal figures.

- More than 1.1 million elderly, disabled or low-income adults and 1.1 million children were insured by the existing Medicaid program as of August 2014, according to state data.

- More than 160,000 children were insured by the Children’s Health Insurance Program as of August 2014, according to state data.


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