D.C. officials are expecting an infusion of cash as they implement the federal health-care bill, a reward for their push to offer nearly universal access to insurance for residents. Officials say 6.2 percent of District residents are uninsured, less than half the national average. Here is how the District compares with other jurisdictions:
SOURCE: Urban Institute; the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation | The Washington Post - April 14, 2010
D.C. to save millions on health care Article | D.C. officials say the city will save millions of dollars from the recently approved federal health-care bill, a reward of sorts for the District's years-long push to offer nearly universal insurance access to its residents.