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U.S. Census: 44 Million Lack Health Insurance

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U.S. Census: 44 Million Lack Health Insurance

U.S. Census: 44 Million Lack Health Insurance

U.S. Census: 44 Million Lack Health Insurance

Only Available in Archive Formats.

The U.S. Census Bureau released the latest numbers on health coverage which reveal nearly 44 million Americans were without health insurance in 2002. Recent studies show the number of U.S. workers with health insurance dropped from over 60 percent to 45 percent. NPR's Tavis Smiley discusses the figures and their implications for Americans with Ron Pollack, executive director of Families USA, and Paul Zurawski, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for the Employees Benefits Security Administration.

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