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February 2015

Top 9 Occupations of Working but Uninsured in Mississippi Who Would Benefit from Expanding Health Coverage

In Mississippi, more than 261,000 low-income residents lack access to health insurance. If Mississippi chooses to accept federal dollars to expand Medicaid, those who would qualify for health coverage are residents with incomes up to 138 percent of the federal poverty level ($27,720 for a family of three in 2015). Our analysis finds that 50 percent of this population is working.

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