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West Virginia
Employer 56.1%
Individual 11.1%
Uninsured 5.4%
Public 45.8%

West Virginia At-a-Glance

Employees Eligible for Health Insurance (2015) 72%
Employees in Firms that Offer Health Insurance (2015) 84%
Take-up of Health Insurance (2015) 72.7%
Had Usual Source of Medical Care Other than Emergency Department in Past Year (2014) 88.8%
No Trouble Finding Doctor in Past Year (2014) 96.7%
Told that Provider Does Accept Insurance Type in Past Year by Age (2014) 98.5%
Needed but Delayed Medical Care Due to Cost in Past Year (2014) 8.0%
Needed but Did Not Get Medical Care Due to Cost in Past Year (2014) 7.4%
Trouble Paying Medical Bills or Paying Off Bills Over Time in Past Year (2014) 39.4%
Had General Doctor or Provider Visit in Past Year (2014) 74.9%
Had Visit to Emergency Department in Past Year (2014) 25.2%
Spent the Night in Hospital in Past Year (2014) 10.3%

West Virginia State Resources

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Infographic: Health Insurance Coverage in 2014 - Estimates from the ACS

This infographic highlights the newly-released estimates from the American Community Survey (ACS) on health insurance coverage in 2014 at the national level and across the states. We draw on the information presented in "Health Insurance Coverage in the United States, 2014," a Current Population Report... Read More

Now Available: 2014 Coverage estimates from the ACS & CPS

The U.S. Census Bureau released 2014 national health insurance coverage statistics from the American Community Survey (ACS) and the Current Population Survey (CPS), along with select state-level estimates from the ACS. View the Census report. National Coverage Estimates: ACS & CPS According to... Read More

Now Available: 2014 Detailed State and County Level Coverage Estimates from SHADAC

Using the new detail level data available from the American Community Survey (ACS), SHADAC has produced state and county level tables and state-level maps on coverage that are available here.  This blog provides an overview of the type of information that is available in the state profiles. Uninsured Rates by... Read More

2014 ACS Tables: State & County Uninsurance Estimates

The map on this page links to tables containing state and county uninsurance estimates for 2014.  These estimates come from the 2014 American Community Survey (ACS) via the U.S. Census Bureau’s American FactFinder (AFF) tool and were released on September 17, 2015. Due to sample size... Read More

West Virginia Data Collection Activity

West Virginia Data Collection Activity Household Survey Employer Survey Focus Groups 2001 West Virginia Healthcare Survey: 2001 survey instrument 2001 findings - non-elderly 2001 findings - children 2001 findings - seniors 2001 findings - minorities... Read More

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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.