Health Care Coverage in the U.S.
While all seniors in the U.S. are covered by Medicare, not all younger Americans have health insurance. After rising steadily throughout the 1990s, the share of the population not covered by health insurance declined in 1999. It now stands at roughly 15%.
Suggested citation: "Health Care Coverage in the U.S.," Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Economic Trends, no. 01-02, pp. 14-15, 02.01.2001.