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Data Topics

Data can help us all understand who the uninsured are, where are they live and work, to help us connect them to coverage and bring Illinois closer to ensuring healthcare for all. These are topics around which information presented at Data Matters has clustered.

The Uninsured - Marketplace Enrollments - Medicaid Signups - Other Issues

Granular data

The Uninsured

Uninsured residents are unevenly distributed across the state. Mapping allows us to see where clusters of uninsured can be found and, as new data becomes available from the American Community Survey, to follow the effects of the changes in access to health insurance.

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ACA Enrollments

In the 2015-16 open enrollment period, signup rates for Illinois PUMAs ranged from 52% of those eligible to 21%; the statewide average is 37%. Most areas with the lowest rates are in or near Chicago.

  • Chicago Marketplace enrollments • Map
  • Chicago Marketplace outreach • Map
  • Metro Area Marketplace enrollments • Map
  • Metro Area Marketplace outreach • Map
  • Illinois Marketplace enrollments • MapTable
  • Illinois Marketplace outreach • Map
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Medicaid Enrollments

The vast majority of Illinoisans newly enrolled in health insurance as a result of the ACA have gained coverage through the Medicaid expansion.

  • Illinois Medicaid signups • Map
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Other issues

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