In state, children’s health gets an A
Thu, 04/20/2017 - 9:31am Clayprogress2
With health care coverage constantly in the national spotlight, there is some good news for North Carolina children. The North Carolina Child Health Report Card awarded the state an A rating for children’s health insurance because the rate of uninsured children declined by half since 2009.
A record 96 percent of the state’s children have health insurance, leaving only 4 percent without insurance. The national average of uninsured children was 5.3 percent in 2015 and 6.2 percent in 2014, according to 2015 U.S. Census records.
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By Lorrie Ross / firstname.lastname@example.org