- 351,000 Kansans are uninsured (12.8 percent).
- During the last decade, the number of Kansans with employment-based insurance dropped while more Kansans received public coverage or were uninsured.
- Although employment-based insurance remains the primary source of coverage for Kansans, about one of every four Kansans has public coverage and one of every eight Kansans lacks insurance (Figure 1).
- Non-elderly people living in southeast Kansas or Wyandotte County are more likely than other Kansans to be covered by Medicaid or CHIP (Figure 2).
- People living in western Kansas are more likely to be uninsured (Figures 3 and 4 on page two).