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About 15% of older adults (ages 45-64) purchased health care coverage individually in 2014   

 

 

Among 55-64 year olds, 16.1% had individually purchased health care coverage in 2014, up from 12.2% in 2013. Among 45-54 year olds, 14.8%had individually purchased coverage in 2014, up from 9.8% in 2013, according to a 2015 EBRI analysis of Current Population Survey data. (fig. 48, p. 31)
       
 
        Fronstin, P. (2015). Sources of health insurance coverage: A look at changes between 2013 and 2014 from the March 2014 and 2015 Current Population Survey. (EBRI Issue Brief No. 419). Washington DC: Employee Benefit Research Institute. Retrieved from this source.
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