According to Health Care Access, there are at least 12,000 people in Douglas County who don’t have health insurance. Health reporter Karrey Britt wrote about a few of the uninsured in March in “Faces of the uninsured.” Some of you have put your stories here.
Do you think it’s a good idea for us at LJWorld.com to develop a map like this for the HealthCommons network that we’re planning on putting together so that our community can get a better sense of how many of us don’t have health insurance and how this is affecting our community?
And what about those of us who are under-insured? How do you think we should get a better handle on that?