In 2012, the number of uninsured residents living in the 10-county area of District Health Department No. 10 totaled a staggering 31,631*. Fast forward to 2015, and that number decreased to 16,858* uninsured.
This spring, summer and fall, a team of faculty and students from the University of Michigan will be conducting interviews and surveys with landowners in the Great Lakes Region.
Northwest Michigan counties have seen a drastic decline in the number of uninsured residents after the implementation of the Affordable Care and Patient Protection Act (ACA).