State Profiles > Georgia

Employer 52.3%
Individual 5.6%
Uninsured 13.3%
Public 28.8%

Georgia At-a-Glance

Average Annual Employer-Sponsored Insurance Premium (2019) $6,873
Employee Contributions to Premiums, Single Coverage (2019) 21.3%
Employees Enrolled in High Deductible Health Plans (2019) 54.6%
Had Usual Source of Medical Care Other than Emergency Department in Past Year (2017) 86.0%
No Trouble Finding Doctor in Past Year (2017) 97.1%
Told that Provider Does Accept Insurance Type in Past Year (2017) 97.5%
Adults Who Forgo Needed Medical Care (2019) 17.8%
People with High Medical Care Cost Burden (2019) 20.1%
Made Changes to Medical Drugs Because of Cost in Past Year (2017) 31.8%
Had General Doctor or Provider Visit in Past Year (2017) 68.7%
Had Visit to Emergency Department in Past Year (2017) 18.5%
Spent the Night in Hospital in Past Year (2017) 6.7%
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    1. SHADAC analysis of the American Community Survey (ACS) Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS) files. The sum of percentages may not be 100%, due to rounding. 
    2. Medical Expenditure Panel Survey - Insurance Component (MEPS-IC), Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Center for Financing, Access and Cost Trends (CFACT).
    3. SHADAC analysis of National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) data, National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS). The NHIS sample is drawn from the Integrated Health Interview Survey (IHIS, MN Population Center and SHADAC). Data were analyzed at the University of Minnesota's Census Research Data Center.