,Dying for Coverage in Washington

Dying for Coverage in Washington


Publication Date: March 2008

Publisher: Families USA

Author(s): Kim Bailey; Beth Wikler

Research Area: Health

Keywords: Washington; uninsured

Type: Report

Coverage: Washington


The number of uninsured Americans reached 47 million in 2006, and it continues to rise. This report examines state-level estimates of the number of deaths due to lack of health insurance. The estimates are based on both the Institute of Medicine and The Urban Institute methodologies applied to state-level data.