Health Insurance in Alaska
According to the US Census Bureau, about 15.7% of the US population did not have some form of health insurance coverage in 2011.In Alaska, about 12.6%1 of the population were uninsured. People don’t have health insurance coverage often times dueto the cost. However, there are options in finding an affordable Alaska health insurance plan.
Finding Affordable Alaska Health Insurance
In Alaska, those individuals with some form of health insurance coverage received their health care from the following sources:
- Alaska Medicare: 13.4%
- Alaska Medicaid: 22%
- Military Healthcare: 4.6%
- Alaska Coverage from Employer: 53.5%
- Direct Purchase of a Alaska individual health insurance plan: 7.4%
If you're uninsured and do not qualify for a public plan, you can find an affordable Alaska health plan through a direct purchase from a private insurer.
How HealthPocket Can Help
With many Alaska health plans available, it can be difficult to find the right health plan that meets both your budget and medical needs.At Healthpocket, we provide you the tools to compare Alaska health plans and estimate your annual out of pocket costs.