UT report: Number of Tennesseans without health insurance rises to six-year high

Oct. 6, 2019 | Andy Sher

Uninsured Tennesseans hits 6-year high in 2019, according to a new University of Tennessee report, affordability is key factor in lack of insurance.

Michele Johnson, Tennessee Justice Center Exec. Director  – “historic growth in the uninsured, including being No. 1 in the nation in the growth of uninsured kids, is not an act of God. It’s the result of a series of deliberate and harmful political decisions and unchecked future-crushing bureaucracy gone wild.”

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Graphic source:  Allison Collins via Chattanooga Times Free Press

Source: UT at Knoxville’s Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research.