Monday, December 16, 2013

A Geographic Look at Health Insurance

Federal health reform has spawned its share of data analysis, but a new interactive infographic from the consumer finance Web site ValuePenguin allows a community-level view. It enables you to look at your own county and see the percentage of the population who are uninsured, costs of coverage under the Affordable Care Act, and how many companies are offering plans on the exchange. Data for the tool come from the Census, and state insurance exchanges.