Fewer Minnesota people insured through jobs
MOORHEAD - A report released Tuesday shows a 10 percent decline in employer-sponsored health insurance in Minnesota, while the rate held steady in North Dakota.
The report by the University of Minnesota's State Health Access Data Assistance Center shows the percentage of nonelderly Americans who get health insurance through their jobs declined 8 percent in a decade from 69 percent in 1999-2000 to 61 percent in 2008-09.
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