Independent news has never been so important.

Did you know that you can get Democracy Now! delivered to your inbox every day? Sign up for our Daily News Digest today! Don't worry, we'll never share or sell your information.

Report: 5.4 Million Lose Health Insurance Due to Job Losses During Pandemic

HeadlineJul 14, 2020

An estimated 5.4 million people lost their health insurance between February and May after losing their job due to the coronavirus pandemic. Unemployed workers living in states that have not expanded Medicaid have been particularly hard hit. This includes workers in Texas, Florida and North Carolina.

The original content of this program is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License. Please attribute legal copies of this work to democracynow.org. Some of the work(s) that this program incorporates, however, may be separately licensed. For further information or additional permissions, contact us.

Non-commercial news needs your support

We rely on contributions from our viewers and listeners to do our work.
Please do your part today.
Make a donation
Top