Bob Herman
Oct 9, 2021 - Health

5. Medicaid's safety net for pregnant women

Data: KFF; Map: Will Chase/Axios
Data: KFF; Map: Will Chase/Axios

Fewer women are uninsured (10.5%) nationally than men (13.4%), due in large part to Medicaid providing pregnancy coverage for low-income women.

By the numbers: 16.1% of women are on Medicaid, compared with 12.7% of men, according to census data analyzed by the Kaiser Family Foundation.

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