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Ranks of uninsured women rose 30% between 2000-10, report says
Modern Healthcare

The number of uninsured women in America rose by more than 30% between 2000 and 2010, according to a new Commonwealth Fund report that studies differences in healthcare costs for women in the U.S. and 10 other countries.

In 2010, 20% of U.S. women, or about 18.7 million females between the ages of 19 and 64, were uninsured, compared with 15%, or about 12.8 million in 2000. U.S. women reported they have problems paying medical bills at double the rate of women in other countries.