Becker's Healthcare June 21, 2024
Jakob Emerson

The U.S. uninsured rate is projected to increase to 8.9% by 2034, according to new estimates published by the Congressional Budget Office in June.

According to the CBO, the nation’s uninsured rate in 2023 hit a record-low of 7.2%. A preliminary survey published in June by the National Center for Health Statistics found the 2023 uninsured rate was 7.6%, or 25 million people.

The CBO attributes the expected uninsured increase over the next decade to Medicaid redeterminations and the expiration of ACA premium subsidies after 2025. The recent increase in immigration will also contribute.

The largest increase in the uninsured population between 2024 and 2034 will be among adults ages...

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