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Quick Facts: Health Insurance/Income

Health insurance coverage affects how easily and how often people use health care services. Individuals with inconsistent or no health insurance might not receive the services they need to prevent or treat health problems. Uninsured women have a harder time getting the health care they need before, during and after pregnancy compared to insured women, and this can negatively impact their health and the health of their babies. Government services like Medicaid provide some uninsured women and children with access to critical health services.

• In 2018, about 1 in 7 women of childbearing age (15.0%) was uninsured in Alabama.
• In 2018, about 1 in 27 children less than 19 years of age (3.7%) was uninsured in Alabama.
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  • IPUMS-USA, University of Minnesota, American Community Survey, US Census Bureau.
  • D'Angelo and others. 2015. "Patterns of Health Insurance Coverage around the Time of Pregnancy among Women with Live-Born Infants - Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System, 29 States, 20009." MMWR. 64(SS04): 1-19.
  • Retrieved July 06, 2020, from