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Where Are The Most Georgians Uninsured?

Jun 6, 2017

With Republican leaders in the Senate returning to the drawing board on their health care plan, the Better Care Reconciliation Act, America's uncertainty in terms of health care has been spotlighted. For some, like the more than 1 million people in Georgia without health insurance, that uncertainty has been a fact of life for a lot longer than the last few weeks. 

As that bill winds it way through the legislative process, the Atlanta Regional Commission took a look at the number of uninsured by Georgia House District. 

While rural South Georgia has among the highest rates of uninsured in the state, there are pockets of metro Atlanta with rates above 25 percent.

Scroll over a district on the above map to find out what percentage of residents in each are uninsured.