Consider the following statistics about health care coverage in California:
Total California Residents - 36,408,713
California uninsured residents - 18.45%
Total California HMO enrollment - 15,699,228
Avg annual employee premium in CA employer-sponsored plan (after employer contrib): $741
Avg CA hospital cost per inpatient day (before insurance) - $2,250
Source data according to the Kaiser Family Foundation:
Health Insurance Coverage of the Total Population, states (2007-2008), U.S. (2008)
Total HMO Enrollment, July 2008
Average Single Premium per Enrolled Employee For Employer-Based Health Insurance, 2008
Hospital Adjusted Expenses per Inpatient Day, 2007
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Residents can also refer to a number of resources within California:
California Health Care Services
California Health Service's Directory of Health Care Services and Programs
Low Cost Health Insurance for California Families
The Healthy Families Program is low cost insurance that provides health, dental and vision coverage to children who do not have insurance today and do not qualify for no-cost Medi-Cal.
California Major Risk Health Insurance Program
The California Major Risk Medical Insurance Program (MRMIP) is administered by the Managed Risk Medical Board and developed to provide health insurance for Californians who are unable to obtain coverage on the open market.