the uninsured

noun

: people who do not have insurance

Examples of the uninsured in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But there are still those who may face difficulties with out-of-pocket payments, including the uninsured and people on certain high-deductible insurance plans. Zolan Kanno-Youngs, New York Times, 4 May 2024 Church Health is also serving a targeted audience: the uninsured. Carolyn Barber, Fortune, 29 Feb. 2024 This inequity in insurance coverage also makes the uninsured more likely to develop and be hospitalized for conditions including diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and cancer. William A. Haseltine, Forbes, 20 Feb. 2024 The savings are especially significant for the uninsured, but research shows that even patients with health insurance may be able to save money by shopping around. Bailey Schulz, USA TODAY, 21 Jan. 2024 That’s more than five times the uninsured rate for U.S. citizens. Tribune News Service, Hartford Courant, 7 Jan. 2024 As of last year, the uninsured rate among immigrants in California without U.S. citizenship was estimated to be 21% — lower than in 36 other states, according to a KFF analysis of data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey. Emily Alpert Reyes, Los Angeles Times, 24 Dec. 2023 President Biden is boasting that the uninsured rate is at a record low, taking credit for growth in individual market enrollment and setting up a 2024 election issue, particularly as an expiration of massive health-insurance subsidies will confront whoever is president in 2025. Daniel Cruz, National Review, 23 Sep. 2023 But states are unwinding that temporary coverage, and the uninsured rate has probably increased in recent months. Lydia Depillis, New York Times, 12 Sep. 2023

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“The uninsured.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20uninsured. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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