Women's Health Insurance Coverage, Kaiser Family Foundation, December 2007

White Papers and Reports

This fact sheet prepared by the Kaiser Family Foundation provides new statistics on health coverage and describes the major sources of health insurance for non-elderly adult women ages 18-64, including employer-sponsored coverage, Medicaid, individually purchased insurance, and Medicare. It also summarizes the major policy challenges facing women in obtaining health coverage, and provides data on the more than 17 million women who are uninsured In the United States, nearly 1 in 5 women under the age of 65 do not have health insurance.