Alabama’s number of uninsured kids is increasing

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According to a new report, Alabama’s rate of uninsured children has moved in the wrong direction over the last few years.

After years of improvement, Alabama’s number of uninsured children ticked up from 32,000 in 2016 to 41,000 in 2018.

The increase is a warning sign that Alabama could slip backward in children’s health care if policymakers do not protect and expand coverage.

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