Sunday, June 28, 2009

HHS State Reports Make Case for Health Reform

On Friday June 26, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius made the local case for health reform, issuing one page compendiums of statistics on health care cost and quality for each of the fifty states.

The state reports include data on:

  • Percent increase in family premiums since 2000 (typically more than 85%).
  • Costs of care for the uninsured.
  • Percentage of state residents without insurance.
  • Quality ratings
The state reports are published at

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