AHRQ: Insurance and Access to Care in Urban and Rural Areas

Rockville, MD, May 1, 2018 – This brief released from the Agency for Healthcare Research Quality (AHRQ) shows that between 2014-2015, the percentage of uninsured under 65 years of age did not differ between urban and rural residents; however, compared to urban residents, rural residents were more likely to have public insurance and less likely to have private insurance. Additionally, among those under 65 years of age, rural residents were less likely to be without a usual source of care than their urban counterparts. Read more