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Nebraska
Coverage1
Employer 61.8%
Individual 17.8%
Uninsured 7.8%
Public 27.3%

Nebraska At-a-Glance

COVERAGE2
Employees Eligible for Health Insurance (2015) 73%
Employees in Firms that Offer Health Insurance (2015) 78.9%
Take-up of Health Insurance (2015) 74.1%
ACCESS TO CARE3
Had Usual Source of Medical Care Other than Emergency Department in Past Year (2014) 88.5%
No Trouble Finding Doctor in Past Year (2014) 98.2%
Told that Provider Does Accept Insurance Type in Past Year by Age (2014) 99.3%
AFFORDABILITY3
Needed but Delayed Medical Care Due to Cost in Past Year (2014) 6.2%
Needed but Did Not Get Medical Care Due to Cost in Past Year (2014) 4.8%
Trouble Paying Medical Bills or Paying Off Bills Over Time in Past Year (2014) 30.4%
HEALTH CARE UTILIZATION3
Had General Doctor or Provider Visit in Past Year (2014) 66.3%
Had Visit to Emergency Department in Past Year (2014) 16.5%
Spent the Night in Hospital in Past Year (2014) 6.5%
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    1. SHADAC analysis of the American Community Survey (ACS) Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS) files.
    2. Medical Expenditure Panel Survey - Insurance Component (MEPS-IC), Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Center for Financing, Access and Cost Trends (CFACT).
    3. SHADAC analysis of National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) data, National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS). The NHIS sample is drawn from the Integrated Health Interview Survey (IHIS, MN Population Center and SHADAC). Data were analyzed at the University of Minnesota's Census Research Data Center.