R.I. KIDS COUNT: State tops national average for children’s health care coverage

PROVIDENCE – About 97.8% of Rhode Island’s kids age 18 and under have health insurance, putting the Ocean State at number three nationwide for children’s coverage, according to 2018 figures from the U.S. Census Bureau. Rhode Island outpaces the national average of 94.50% by more than 3 percentage points. The ranking was a highlight at…

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