An Initiative of Health & Disability Advocates

Illinois Uninsured: Overview

Prior to implementation of the ACA in 2014, nearly 1 out of every 7 working age adults in Illinois lacked health insurance. Slightly more than 40% of Illinois' 1.2 million eligible uninsured residents were enrolled by April 2014: 287,000 in Medicaid and 217,000 in the Marketplace

Map - Charts - Narrative

Uninsured prior to ACA
  • up to 10%
  • 10% to 20%
  • 20% to 30%
  • Over 30%
Source: American Community Survey, 2009-11 data, provided by Rob Paral and Associates.