Consider the following statistics about health care coverage in North Carolina:
Total North Carolina Residents - 9,144,789
North Carolina uninsured residents - 16.03%
Total North Carolina HMO enrollment - 476,899
Avg annual employee premium in NC employer-sponsored plan (after employer contrib): $827
Avg NC hospital cost per inpatient day (before insurance) - $1,433
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
Looking to purchase North Carolina health insurance? We offer a broad selection of North Carolina health plans for individuals, families and small businesses from most of the leading North Carolina health insurance companies.
Residents can also refer to a number of resources within North Carolina:
North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
North Carolina Health Choice for Children
Health Choice is available to families who make too much money to qualify for Medicaid but too little to afford rising health insurance premiums and offers free or reduced price comprehensive health care for children.