Health Insurance in South Dakota
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 South Dakota, about 9.8%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 South Dakota health insurance plan.
Finding Affordable South Dakota Health Insurance
In South Dakota, those individuals with some form of health insurance coverage received their health care from the following sources:
- South Dakota Medicare: 17.9%
- South Dakota Medicaid: 13.8%
- Military Healthcare: 3.6%
- South Dakota Coverage from Employer: 54.8%
- Direct Purchase of a South Dakota individual health insurance plan: 17.5%
If you're uninsured and do not qualify for a public plan, you can find an affordable South Dakota health plan through a direct purchase from a private insurer.
How HealthPocket Can Help
With many South Dakota 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 South Dakota health plans and estimate your annual out of pocket costs.