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August 2014

Top 9 Occupations of the Employed but Uninsured in Indiana Who Would Benefit from Expanding Medicaid

In Indiana, more than 390,000 low-income residents lack access to health insurance. If Indiana chooses to accept federal dollars to close this gap in health coverage, the state stands to gain not only better health outcomes, but also new job creation and increased economic growth. Those who would most benefit from expanding Medicaid are working adults with incomes of up to 138 percent of the federal poverty level ($27,310 for a family of three in 2014). Nearly 59 percent of this population is employed but uninsured.

Our infographic shows the top occupations held by these uninsured Hoosiers. Read our related issue brief (PDF), view the methodology (PDF), and learn more about other states.