Report: Minnesota only state with substantial rise in uninsured kids


November 29, 2011

Report: Minnesota only state with substantial rise in uninsured kids


Star Tribune by: Jeremy Olson

Updated: November 29, 2011 - 11:41 AM

For a state that lives near the top of rankings of health and quality of living, Minnesota is having a bad week. Tuesday, the Associated Press tagged Minnesota with the third-highest rate of kindergartners entering school without vaccinations. State health officials quibbled with the numbers, but now comes a report that Minnesota was the only state with a stastically significant increase in uninsured kids from 2008 to 2010.

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