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States where the uninsured rate for children has increased most sharply are Tennessee, Georgia, Texas, Utah, West Virginia, Florida, and Ohio.

The Number of Uninsured Children Is On the Rise

According to a new report, an estimated 83,000 Tennessee children were uninsured in 2018.

Children's Health Coverage in Tennessee

The Health 202: Kids are losing health coverage despite the strong economy

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About 4.3 million children

About 4.3 million children did not have any health insurance coverage in 2018, an increase of 425,000 (or 0.6 percentage points) from the previous year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s annual Health Insurance Coverage in the United States

Uninsured rate for children up 5.5 percent in 2018

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