MN Department of Health: Over 100,000 More Have No Health Insurance

The Dept. of Health says that in the last two years, 116,000 more Minnesotans have no health insurance

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The number of people without health insurance in Minnesota jumped by 116,000 in the past two years.

The Minnesota Department of Health says the uninsured rate rose to 6.3 percent last year, up from 4.3 percent in 2015.

Around 349,000 Minnesotans don’t have coverage.

Governor Dayton issued a statement that said:  “This report shows that the efforts by a Republican Congress and the Trump Administration to undermine President Obama’s goal of universal health care coverage are having their destructive effects. ”

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