Colorado Household Survey Issue Brief – Why Coloradans are Uninsured and the Likely Effects of Health Care Reform?
January 19, 2011
Approximately 14 percent of Coloradans do not have health insurance. While the reasons vary by demographic and employment-related factors, overwhelmingly the number one reason is cost. The numerous reasons Coloradans report for being uninsured are examined, as well as how recent state and federal health care reforms might mitigate these factors.